Depression over Gulf of Martaban and adjoining Myanmar

 Sub:  Depression over Gulf of Martaban and adjoining Myanmar 

 Latest observations indicate that a depression has formed over Gulf of Martaban and adjoining Myanmar and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of today, the 20th May, 2022 near latitude 16.2°N and longitude 97.3°E, about 40 km southwest of Mawlamyine (Myanmar), 140 km east-southeast of Yangon (Myanmar) and 700 km northeast of Port Blair (Andaman Islands).

 It is very likely to move northeastwards and cross south Myanmar coast around Mawlamyine by evening of today, the 20th May, 2022.

Warnings:

(i) Rainfall (warning graphics enclosed)

Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Andaman Islands during next 24 hours. 

(ii) Wind warning

Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is very likely to prevail over Gulf of Martaban, adjoining North Andaman Sea and along & off South Myanmar coast during next 24 hours. 

(iii) Sea condition

Sea condition is very likely to become rough to very rough over Gulf of Martaban, adjoining North Andaman Sea and along & off South Myanmar coast during next 24 hours. 

(iv) Fishermen Warning 

• Fishermen are advised not to venture into Gulf of Martaban, adjoining North Andaman Sea Andaman and along & off South Myanmar coast during next 24 hours.

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