Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (May 2, 2019)

Location: Bay of Bengal; possible landfall near Bangladesh coastline.

Event: A severe cyclone continues to strengthen over the Bay of Bengal and is projected to make landfall on India’s eastern coastline as early as May 3, 2019.  The cyclone is expected to impact Bangladesh’s coastline as well.  Southwest Bangladesh could experience heavy rains, storm surges, and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages and difficult travel conditions.  Increased rainfall and winds are expected throughout the country.

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