Severe weather warning for heavy rainfalls and flash flooding, including possible landslides are expected in Rakhine, Sagaing and Chin states based on DMH forecasts.
the low-pressure front had formed in Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal where it was expected to intensify into severe cyclone category. On 18 May 2020 according to DMH information at 13:30 local time, the system strengthened to super cyclonic storm with intensity of category 5 (wind speed of over 155 mph), heading towards eastern India and Bangladesh. The indirect impact is expected in Myanmar on 20 May 2020. Severe weather warning for heavy rainfalls and flash flooding, including possible landslides are expected in Rakhine,
The overall objective of this Imminent Operation Plan is to disseminate ample warning to communities and enable early actions to prepare for the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Amphan.