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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 2017-000058
Country: MMR Myanmar
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Date (YMD): 2017-5-30
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Comments: Tropical Cyclone (TC) Mora made landfall along the southeast coast of Bangladesh on Tuesday 30 May 2017. TC Mora made its landfall as Category 1 cyclone with sustained winds of up to 120 kph with gustiness reaching up to 148 kph. The cyclone brought heavy rains which impacted several states and regions in Myanmar including Rakhine, Chin, Magway, Sagaing and Ayeyarwady. Based on the government's joint damage assessment in Rakhine, Ayeyarwaddy, and Chin State/regions: 4,792 houses totally damaged and 13,595 partially damaged.
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TC-2017-000058-BGD
Tropical Cyclone,Bangladesh: As of 29 May, Cyclonic Storm MORA is situated over the Bay of Bengal, 580km southwest of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is likely to intensify and continue to move north, making landfall near Chittagong on the morning of 30 May. It is possible it may move north-east, with a stronger impact on the coast of Rakhine State, Myanmar. The storm is predicted to bring widespread rain and strong winds with the possibility of storm surges, flash floods and landslides. In Bangladesh, the maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra are on alert and all fishing boats have been advised to take immediate shelter. In Myanmar, the Government is issuing early warning messages and taking preparedness actions in the areas likely to be affected. The Myanmar Red Cross Society has activated their Emergency Operations Center and is conducting early warning actions in Ayayerwady and Rakhine.