Appeals & Response Plans
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2018
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2017
- Tropical Cyclone Mora - May 2017
- Myanmar: Floods - Jun 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Roanu - May 2016
- South-East Asia: Drought - 2015-2017
- Tropical Cyclone Komen - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2015
- Myanmar: Floods - Jul 2014
- Myanmar: Floods - Aug 2013
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (A/HRC/39/64) (Advance Unedited Version) [EN/MY]
- Report of the detailed findings of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (A/HRC/39/CRP.2)
- Report on the current work of the government: political, economic and social development, and the peace process
- One Year On: Meaningful progress needed to end impunity, discrimination and segregation in Rakhine State, say international agencies
- ASEAN MPs urge UN to act on devastating Rohingya atrocities report
On the morning of 16 May, cyclonic storm Mahasen made landfall in Patuakhali district in southern Bangladesh moved forward to the northeast away from Myanmar, weakened and dissipated on 17 May.
Relevant storm tracking sites stopped tracking the weather system once it moved over northern Bangladesh early on 17 May.
7 deaths were reported by the Government of Sri Lanka.
The Government of Bangladesh reported 14 deaths, 65 injured persons.
On May 16, cyclonic storm Mahasen struck southern Bangladesh, bringing heavy rains and winds up to 95 km/h (60 mph).
Myanmar was spared much impact from the cyclone, since the storm took a more westerly track than anticipated then dissipated on 17 May.
The storm's effects were limited to some rain and waves in northwestern areas, with 2 m (6.6 ft) waves reported in Maungdaw Township.
• Possible cyclone threat to Chittagong division (Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali coastal belts) in Bangladesh and Rakhine State in Myanmar and may hit these districts on late Tuesday/Wednesday.
• Some information channels predict it could be affecting with the same magnitude of Cyclone Nargis (category 4).
• Discussion and preparation between MoHs and EHA in WCO BAN and WCO MMR are underway.