DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

23-5-2024: According to the observations at (15:30) hrs M.S.T today, the well Marked Low Pressure Area over the Westcentral Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Bay of Bengal still persists. It is likely to move northeastwards and intensify into a Depression over Central Bay of Bengal around 24-5-2024 morning. Thereafter, it may continue to move northeastwards and intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over the Eastcentral Bay of Bengal around 25-5-2024 morning, it would move nearly northwards and intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm. It may reach near Bangladesh and adjoining west Bengal coasts, India by  26-5-2024 evening. Monsoon is vigorous over the Andaman Sea and Southeast Bay of Bengal. Weather is a few cloud over the North Bay and cloudy elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Severe Cyclonic Storm Warning, No.32, 2023

Severe Cyclonic Storm Warning, No.32, 2023

14th May, 2023 22:30 MST Today

 

Severe Cyclonic Storm Condition

According to the observations at (21:30) hrs M.S.T today, the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” which crossing interior near Paletwa, Chin State (Myanmar) and moved North-Northeastwards. It is weakened into a Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”. It is continue to moving North-Northeastwards near Matupi.

It is continue to moving near Matupi, Chin State (Myanmar),  the present stage of the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm is coded brown stage.

During next (24) hours forecast

The Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is likely continue to move North-Northeastwards and towards Chin State and Northern Magway, Sagaing, Northern Mandalay Regions as a Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” during next (9) hours, towards Kachin, Northern Shan States as a depression during next (24) hours.

General caution

  1. Due to the Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”, rain or thundershowers will be widespread in Naypyitaw, Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Taninthayi Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States and fairly widespread in Taninthayi Region with regionally heavyfalls in Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago Regions and Kachin, Chin, Rakhine States and isolated heavy falls in Naypyitaw, Yangon, Ayeyarwady Regions and Shan State from tonight to (15.5.2023).
  2. Frequently squalls with rough to very rough seas will be experienced in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (50-60) m.p.h and wave height will be about (10-14) feet in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast.
  3. The maximum wind speed may reach (50-70) mph in Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin, Rakhine States and (40-50) mph in Naypyitaw, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady Regions and Kayah State.
  4.  The areas along the Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” movement, people should be aware of strong wind, heavy rain, flash flood and landslide in the hilly areas, near small rivers and also domestic flight. The trawlers, vessels and ships do not go out off and along Myanmar Coasts. Therefore, people should watch the forecasts of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology and make the necessary preparations.