The military council said that they are preparing for a storm that could come in the next 5 days

The military council said that they are preparing for a storm that could come in the next 5 days
General Zaw Min Tun, head of the Military Council Information Group, announced on the night of May 7 that the storm is expected to enter Myanmar on May 13th and 14th.
The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology said that a low pressure area will form in the southern part of the Kapali Sea starting on May 8.
Estimated. On the next day, May 9, it will reach depression level, and on May 10, it will become a cyclone in the northern part of the Kapali Sea, which is connected to the central Bay of Bengal, on May 7.
Such estimations are done by Global Forecasting Models (GFS), Maj. Gen. Zaw Min Tun said that the Directorate of Meteorology and Hydrology is monitoring the conditions such as the possibility of storms and the possibility of storms through the European Center for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).
According to ECMWF, it is estimated that it may pass near Irrawaddy and Yangon regions at around 6:00 pm on May 12th. According to the forecast of GFS, it is known that it can pass between Rakhine State and Kyauk Phyu at around 12 noon on May 14th.
The Rainfall Department of the Military Council, which is based on the GFS forecast, is May 15th. In the morning, Rakhine State It is estimated that the storm will pass near Sittwe.
According to estimates, there is a possibility of a storm, so an emergency meeting of the Natural Disaster Management Committee started yesterday, May 7th. Preparing for storm damage, It is said that they are preparing to implement relief and work preparation.
Currently, there are 47 cyclones in Irrawaddy that are thought to be likely to enter the storm. It is reported that there are 118 other buildings affected by the storm. Similarly, the Military Council announced that there are 54 storm shelters in Rakhine State.
“The sea weather is still calm. I know the storm is coming. But the shadow of the storm has not yet been seen, and everything is as usual. They are already aware of the storm,” said Bo Kalay Township. A resident of Kandomkani told the BBC.
At present, many places including Bo Kalay in Irrawaddy, where storms often hit, According to local residents, there are still no signs of the storm associated with the northern parts of Rakhine state.
But on the Rakhine side, the locals say that the wind speed is higher than before. Residents of Sittwe also said that there is no specific information regarding the possible storm situation.


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