The cyclonic storm “Mocha” (pronounced as “Mokha”) over the East-central Bay of Bengal has strengthened into an 'Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm' in the past several hours.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that 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 as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm.
The maximum sustained wind speed during this period will be around 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph.
Forecast Track And Intensity
14.05.23 (0530): Maximum sustained surface wind speed of 200-210 gusting to 230 (Kmph)
14.05.23 (1130): Maximum sustained surface wind speed of 180-190 gusting to 210 (Kmph)
14.05.23 (1730): Maximum sustained surface wind speed of 120-130 gusting to 145 (Kmph)
14.05.23 (2330): Maximum sustained surface wind speed of 50-60 gusting to 70 (Kmph) (Deep Depression)
15.05.23 (1130): Low Pressure
Tripura & Mizoram: Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places on May 14.
Nagaland, Manipur & south Assam: Rainfall at many places with Heavy rainfall at isolated places on May 14.
Tripura, Mizoram & south Manipur: Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph is very likely to prevail on 14th May.
North Andaman Sea: Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail till 14th May forenoon.