Scattered rain or thundershowers are likely in many parts of Myanmar due to the speed of the cyclone in the Mid-West Bay of Bengal

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Due to the speed of the cyclone in the Mid-West Bay of Bengal, Nay Pyi Taw, Sagaing Mandalay Magway Kachin Scattered rain or thundershowers are likely in Chin and Rakhine states, according to a statement issued by the Directorate of Meteorology and Hydrology on December 4.

According to the statement, Cyclonic Storm “JAWAD” in the Mid-West Bay of Bengal moved slightly to the north and about 515 nautical miles northwest of Coco Island, Myanmar. About 550 nautical miles west of Hainggyigyum. India About 120 nautical miles southeast of Vishakhapapatnam; About 170 nautical miles south of Gopalpur; It is centered about 210 nautical miles southwest of Puri and 255 nautical miles southwest of Paradip.

The current situation of Cyclonic Storm “JAWAD” is considered to be yellow stage as it is not likely to move towards Myanmar. Cyclonic Storm “JAWAD” was located at 16.4 degrees north latitude and 84.8 degrees east longitude, with a maximum wind speed of 1,000 hectopascals and a maximum wind speed of 45 mph.

In the next 72 hours, Cyclonic Storm “JAWAD” will hit Nay Pyi Taw, Sagaing Region, Mandalay Region , Magway Region, Kachin State Scattered to scattered rain or thundershowers are likely in Chin and Rakhine States. Surface winds of up to 35 mph may occur during monsoon. Wave heights will range from seven to nine feet along the Burmese coast and offshore.