Department of Meteorology and Hydrology: Deep Depression No.5, 2019, 6th November, 2019 12:00 MST

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Deep Depression

According to the observations at (11:30)hrs M.S.T today, the depression over the Eastcentral Bay and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a Deep Depression and center at about (210) nautical miles West-Northwest of Maya Bandar (Andaman Islands), India, (435) nautical miles South-Southeast of Paradip (Odisha), India, (375) nautical miles Southwest of Pathein (Myanmar) and (395) nautical miles Southwest of Gwa (Myanmar).

It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts, the present stage of the Deep Depression is coded yellow stage.

Position of Deep Depression, center pressure and wind

Deep depression is located at Latitude (13.4) degree North and Longitude (89.3) degree East, centre pressure of Deep Depression is (1003) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (35)miles per hour at (11:30) hrs MST today.

During next (18)hrs forecast

The Deep Depression is likely to intensify into a cyclonic strom during next (18)hrs. It is very likely to move West-Northwestwards initially and then North-Northwestwards.

General caution

Due to the Deep Depression, rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread in Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Thanintharyi Regions, Rakhine States, scattered in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway Regions, Shan, Kayah, Kayin and Mon States within next (48)hours commencing today noon.

Occasional squalls with rough to very rough seas will be experienced off and along Myanmar Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40)m.p.h. Wave height will be about (8-12) feet off and along Myanmar Coasts.


Due to the Deep Depression, Trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Myanmar Coasts are advised to avert possible condition.