Update: 14th of May, 9:00 am UTC
Cyclone Mocha has strengthened into a Category 4 storm and is currently nearing the Myanmar coastline for landfall. As an extremely severe system approaches, parts of Myanmar and Bangladesh are already experiencing severe weather.
Maximum winds are 249 km/h. Cyclone will bring strong winds and rain as well as a storm surge to a very exposed area. Preparations are complete to ensure people are as safe as possible.
Update: 13th of May, 9:00 am UTC
Cyclone Mocha is gathering strength at a faster pace than previously anticipated! It will reach the coast during the Sunday and is carrying winds of 159km/h (99mph) upon landfall.
Hundreds of thousands have been ordered to evacuate from coast areas in both countries. Specialists say that this size of storm hasn't been in this are over a decade.
Fortunately, it is expected that the storm will get weaker with the landfall with the coast in the Sunday morning.