Depression likely to move towards Myanmar, coded orange stage

Source : The Global New Light of Myanmar
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Jan 08, 2019

According to the observations at 6:30 pm MST yesterday, the Depression over Southeast Bay and adjoining East central Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and is centred at about (110)miles Southwest of Coco Island, (235) miles Southwest of Hainggyikyun (Myanmar) and (80)miles Northwest of Port Blair (India).
       It is likely to move towards Myanmar coast, the present stage of the Depression is coded orange stage. It is likely to move North-Northeastwards and weaken into a low pressure area during next 12 hours, according to the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.
       Position of Depression, center pressure and wind Depression is located at Latitude (12.8) degree North and Longitude (92.0) degree East, centre pressure is (1002) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (35) miles per hour at (18:30) hrs MST yesterday.
       General caution Due to the Depression rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespreds in Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyarwady regions, Shan and Rakhine states, isolated to scattered in Taninthayi Region, Kayah, Kayin and Mon states and with isolated heavy falls in some areas within next (48) hours commencing tonight.
       Occasional Squalls with rough seas will be experienced Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40)mph. Wave height will be about (8-10) feet in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts. Under the influence of strong wind and untimely rainfall may occur during this time. Advisory for Domestic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships are advised especially to notice in condition of the depression.

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