Myanmar Daily Weather Report
(Issued at 2:00 pm Wednesday 20th September, 2023)
SUMMARY OF OBSERVATIONS RECORDED AT 09:30 hrs M.S.T: During the past (24) hours, weather has been partly cloudy in Taninthayi Region and Kayah State. Rain or thundershowers have been isolated in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay Regions and Kayin, Mon States, scattered in Magway Region, fairly widespread in Upper Sagaing Region and Northern Shan State and widespread in the remaining Regions and States with isolated heavyfalls in Upper Sagaing Region. The noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded were (3.31) inches in Homalin, (2.21) inches each in Machanbaw and Sittwe, (2.12) inches in Tamu, (1.81) inches in Maungdaw, (1.73) inches in Mawlaik, (1.50) inches in Ngapudaw, (1.42) inches in Phaungbyin, (1.27) inches in Yangon(Botahtaung) and (1.22) inches in Minesat.
BAY INFERENCE: According to the observations at (13:30) hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over the northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining West Bengal-North Odisha coasts(India) is crossing North Odisha and Southern part of West Bengal, India. It is likely to weaken gradually after crossing Jharkhand, India during next (24)hrs. Monsoon is weak to moderate over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and moderate to strong elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.
FORECAST VALID UNTIL MORNING OF THE 21st September 2023: Rain or thundershowers will be scattered in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Taninthayi Regions and Kayah, Kayin, Mon States, fairly widespread in Bago Region and Northern Shan State and widespread in the remaining Regions and States with likelihood of isolated heavyfalls in Upper Sagaing Region and Kachin State. Degree of certainty is (100%).
STATE OF THE SEA: Squalls with moderate to rough seas are likely at times in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (30-35) mph. Sea will be slight to moderate elsewhere in Myanmar waters. Wave height will be about (7-9) feet in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast and (4-6) feet in Gulf of Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coast.
OUTLOOK FOR SUBSEQUENT TWO DAYS: Weak to moderate Monsoon.
FORECAST FOR NAYPYITAW AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 21st September, 2023: Isolated rain or thundershowers. Degree of certainty is (100%).
FORECAST FOR YANGON AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 21st September, 2023: One or two rain or thundershowers. Degree of certainty is (100%).
FORECAST FOR MANDALAY AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 21st September, 2023: Isolated rain or thundershowers. Degree of certainty is (80%).