Extremely severe cyclonic storm to make landfall today

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The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “Mocha” (pronounced as “Mokha”) over Northeast and adjoining East central Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-northeastwards with a speed of 21 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of today, the 14th May 2023 over the same region near latitude 19.3°N and longitude 91.9°E, about 130 km southwest of Sittwe (Myanmar), 230 km south of Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh) and 850 km north-northwest of Port Blair.

It is very likely to move north-northeastwards and cross southeast Bangladesh and north Myanmar coasts between Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh) and Kyaukpyu (Myanmar), close to Sittwe (Myanmar) around noon of today, the 14th May, 2023 as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph.

The heavy rainfall along with the strong winds is occurring over the north Myanmar-Bangladesh coasts and the spiral band has entered into these coastal areas. The landfall process will commence within a few hours.

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