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Severe Cyclonic Storm No.2 2, 2019

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm No.22, 2019

                                                            9th November, 2019 04:00 MST Today

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

          According to the observations at (03:30)hrs M.S.T today, the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL" over the Notrhwest Bay and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal is centered at about (85) nautical miles Southeast of Paradip (Odisha), India, (145) nautical miles South -Southwest of Sagar Islands (West Bengal)၊ (215) nautical miles Southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh), (305) nautical miles Southwest of Sittwe (Myanmar) and (285) nautical miles Southwest of Maungdaw (Myanmar).

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


 Position of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, center pressure and wind

          The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL" is located at Latitude (19.3) degree North and Longitude (87.6) degree East, centre pressure of the Very Severe Cyclonic storm is (980) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (80)miles per hour at (03:30) hrs MST today. It is moving with a speed of (13)mph.


During next (48)hrs forecast

          The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL" is initially move to Northwards and then continuously move to Northeastwards. It is forecast to cross West Bengal and Bangladesh Coast between Sagar Islands and Khepupara as a Severe Cyclonic Storm in the morning of 10th, November.


General caution

Due to the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL", rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread in Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyarwady Regions and Chin and Rakhine States, scattered in Naypyitaw, Thanintharyi Region, Kachin, Shan, Kayah, Kayin and Mon States with likelihood of isolated heavyfalls in Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Yangon and Ayeyarwady Regions, Chin and Rakhine States within next (48)hours commencing today morning.

          Frequent squalls with rough to very rough seas will be experienced Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (55-60)m.p.h. Sea will be moderate to rough elsewhere in Myanmar waters. Wave height will be about (10-15) feet in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts and (7-9) feet in Gulf of Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coast.



          Due to the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "BULBUL", trawlers, vessels and ships Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast are advised to avert possible condition.