Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology Cyclonic Storm No.5, 2019 – January 6, 2019 07:00 MST – Myanmar


Sunday January 6, 2019 – 7:00 AM

Cyclonic storm

According to observations at (06:30) MST today, Cyclonic Storm “Pabuk” over the Andaman Sea is centered about (235) miles south-southeast of Coco Island, (330) miles south -southeast of Hainggyikyun (Myanmar) and (150) miles southeast of Port Blair (India). The current stage of cyclonic storm “Pabuk” is coded in yellow.

Position of cyclonic storm, central pressure and wind

The cyclonic storm is located at latitude (10.5) degrees North and longitude (95.0) degrees East, the central pressure of the cyclonic storm is (998) hPa and the maximum wind speed near the center is from (50) miles per hour to (6:30) hours MST today.

Forecast for the next (24) hours

It is moving west-northwest and is expected to pass through Andaman Island within the next (24) hours.

General warning

Due to cyclonic storm “Pabuk”, the rain will be scattered to fairly widespread in the regions of Naypyitaw, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Thaintharyi, Shan, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin and Mon with heavy isolated falls in some areas inside next (72) hours from today morning.

Occasional gusts with rough seas will be experienced in the Mottama Gulf Delta, off and along the coast of Mon-Taninthayi. The gusty surface wind speed can reach (40) mph.


Under the influence of cyclonic storm (Pabuk), strong winds and unwanted precipitation can occur during this period. Advisories for domestic flights, trawlers, ships and vessels off and along Myanmar’s coasts are particularly advisable in the event of a cyclonic storm.


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