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
Under the influence of Cyclone Mocha, winds are getting stronger in St Martin's Island
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.
With a maximum wind speed of 210kmph, the cyclone is expected to cross Cox's Bazar-North Myanmar's coast between 9:00am to 3:00pm
The Indian Met Department today forecast that extremely severe cyclonic storm Mocha was likely to gather more power later in the early hours today with a wind speed increasing to 210 to 220km per hour gusting up to 240km per hour
Cox's Bazar Airport will remain closed from 7:00am today to 7:00pm tomorrow due to the very severe cyclonic storm Mocha in the Bay of Bengal
Gaining more and more strength with each passing hour, Cyclone Mocha is likely to turn into an extremely severe cyclonic storm by this morning, say forecasts.