DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(20.9.2019):  Monsoon is weak to moderate over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

Port Warning

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm No.32, 2019

2nd  May, 2019 07:00 MST Today

 

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm

            According to the observations at (06:30)hrs M.S.T today, the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "FANI" over the Westcentral Bay has moved North-Northeastwards. It is centered at about (275)miles South-Southwest of Puri, (145)miles South- Southeast of Vishakhapatnam and (415)miles South-Southwest of Digha(India). It is forecast to move North-Northeastwards.

It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts, the present stage of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm is coded yellow stage.

 Position of Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm, center pressure and wind

            Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "FANI" is located at Latitude (15.5) degree North and Longitude (84.2) degree East, centre pressure of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm is (958)hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (115)miles per hour at (06:30) hrs MST today.

During next (48)hrs forecast

            It is forecast to move North- Northeastwards and cross ODISHA Coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali during next (48)hours.

General caution

Under the influence of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "FANI", rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread in Upper Sagaing, Yangon and Thanintharyi Regions, Kachin, Chin, Kayin and Mon States, isolated to scattered in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, and Ayeyarwady Regions, Shan, Rakhine and Kayah States with isolated heavy falls in some areas within next (2.5.2019) to (4.5.2019) commencing today morning.

             Occasional squalls with rough seas will be experienced off and along Myanmar Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40-45)m.p.h. Wave height will be about (10-13) feet off and along Myanmar Coasts.

Advisory

            Under the influence of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "FANI", people should be awared domastic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Myanmar Coasts.