There is a possibility of another cyclonic circulation leading to formation of a low pressure over Andaman Sea and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal around November 27, which is likely to intensify into a depression on November 29
The risk of severe Cyclone Mocha has decreased for Bangladesh as the severe cyclonic storm is heading towards Myanmar, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department
The very severe cyclonic storm Mocha over east central Bay and adjoining areas moved north-northeast wards, and intensified over northeast Bay and adjoining areas
The government evacuated over 1.2 million people to safety in Cox’s Bazar and the efforts continued until late last night as Cyclone Mocha kept getting fiercer by the hour in the Bay of Bengal.
No indication of it weakening before landfall, as earlier projected
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has suspended the operations of vessels on all waterways across the country due to inclement weather caused by Cyclone ‘Sitrang’.
The Indian Met Department today (October 20, 2022) said the potential cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal is likely to recurve and reach Bangladesh-West Bengal coasts by October 25.
Cox's Bazar District Administration has taken preparations in advance to ensure safety of Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar as there is a forecast of cyclone "Asani" under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.
People across the country experienced light rain, along with chilly wind, as impact of the cyclonic storm “Phethai” forming over the West-central Bay and the adjoining South-western Bay.