The cyclone caused widespread damage in Myanmar, Bangladesh, and India.

Cyclone Mocha was a cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal in May 2023. It made landfall in Bangladesh and Myanmar on May 17, 2023, causing widespread damage and loss of life.

Why was the name Mocha chosen for the cyclone?

The name Mocha was chosen for the cyclone because it is a famous port in the Red Sea known for its coffee production. The name was submitted to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) as part of a rotating list of names for tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean.

 When and how Mokha arrived in Bangladesh ?

The cyclone first formed as a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal on May 12. It intensified into a deep depression on May 13 and into a cyclone on May 14. Mokha is the strongest cyclone to hit Bangladesh in over a decade.


The cyclone made landfall in Bangladesh near the town of Teknaf. It then moved northeast across the country, causing widespread damage. The cyclone has caused flooding, power outages, and damage to homes and businesses. At least 10 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands have been displaced.


When and how cyclone Mokha arrived in mama Myanmar


When: Cyclone Mokha made landfall in Myanmar on Sunday, May 15, 2023, at around 12:00 PM local time.

How: Cyclone Mokha made landfall as an extremely severe cyclonic storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour (115 miles per hour). The storm brought heavy rains and strong winds to Myanmar, causing widespread damage.

 The following are some of the effects of Cyclone Mokha in Myanmar:


At least 3 people have been killed.

Thousands of people have been displaced from their homes.

Hundreds of homes and businesses have been destroyed.

Infrastructure has been damaged, including roads, bridges, and power lines.

Agriculture has been affected, with crops and livestock destroyed.

The Myanmar government is working to provide assistance to those affected by Cyclone Mokha. The government has deployed emergency teams to the affected areas and is providing food, water, and shelter to those who need it. The government is also working to restore infrastructure and help people rebuild their homes and businesses.


Cyclone Mokha is a reminder of the challenges that Myanmar faces due to its location in a cyclone-prone region. The government is working to improve disaster preparedness and response, but more needs to be done to help people in Myanmar cope with the effects of natural disasters.



Here is a timeline of Cyclone Mokha’s arrival in Myanmar:


May 12: Cyclone Mokha is first detected as a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal.

May 13: Cyclone Mokha intensifies into a deep depression.

May 14: Cyclone Mokha intensifies into a cyclone and makes landfall near Sittwe, Myanmar.

May 15: Cyclone Mokha weakens as it moves inland.

May 16: Cyclone Mokha dissipates.

The government of Myanmar is working to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Mokha and to provide assistance to those affected. The government has requested international assistance, and several countries have pledged to help.




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