Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (May 11, 2023)

Location: Bay of Bengal; all coastal area around Bangladesh.

Event: Cyclone Mocha is forming in the Bay of Bengal and is expected to make landfall in Southeastern Bangladesh between May 13-16.

At this time, it is too early to know precisely its eventual strength or where it will make landfall in Bangladesh.   Avoid travel to Southeastern Bangladesh for the next 6 days; be prepared for heavy rains at a minimum.  Follow the local media for further updates.

Actions to Take:


  • S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

(88) 02 5566 2000

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

(888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444