Cyclone Mocha has started crossing St Martin coast of B’desh

Dhaka, May 14 (UNI): Super Cyclone Mocha has started crossing Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar and northern Myanmar coast. This information was given in the special weather bulletin on Sunday (May 14) morning.

It said the cyclone may move further north and north-east and cross the coast of Cox’s Bazar and Myanmar by Sunday afternoon or evening.


The maximum sustained wind speed is 195 km/hour within 74 km of the cyclone centre, increasing to 215 km/h in gust or gale form.

The cyclone was located 385 km south-southwest of Chittagong seaport, 305 km south-southwest of Cox’s Bazar seaport, 450 km south-southeast of Mongla seaport and 370 km south-southeast of Payra seaport at 6 am on Sunday.

In this situation, Cox’s Bazar seaport has been asked to show distress signal number 10. Chittagong and Payra seaports have been asked to display distress signal number 8 and Mongla seaport to display local warning signal number 4. At the same time, the coastal district of Cox’s Bazar will be under 10 major danger signal and Chittagong, Feni, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Chandpur, Barisal, Bhola, Patuakhali, Jhalkathi, Pirojpur, Barguna districts will be under 8 major danger signal.

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