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About two million Burmese people are at risk of being affected by the storm

About two million Burmese people are at risk of being affected by the storm


The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology issued a warning on the morning of May 11 that the low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal has become a stronger Mocha (MOCHA) cyclone and is moving towards the coasts of Rakhine State and Bangladesh.



According to the gauge at 6:00 a.m., on May 11, the depression in the southeastern Bay of Bengal has moved north and west and has become a stronger Cyclone MOCHA.


The statement said the Mokha storm is centered in the ocean about west of CoCo Island city in Myanmar, about 365 nautical miles to the southwest, West of Hainggyi Island City about 475 nautical miles to the southwest, Sittwe City South 615 nautical miles to the southwest.



People, before the storm hits, they collect food and water. The Global Disaster Warning and Cooperation System (GDACS) has issued a red warning on April 11 that two million people in Myanmar will be affected by the storm.


According to the statement of GDACS, due to the storm, the population of Rakhine State was 930,000. Chin State has a population of two hundred and ten thousand. Seventeen thousand people in Magway and 440,000 people in Sagaing were warned that they could be affected by the dangerous storm.


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