DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(27.5.2020)     Monsoon is weak over the Andaman Sea and Southeast Bay of Bengal. Weather is  partly cloudy over the Southwest Bay and a few cloud elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Brief History

DMH transferred to Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs from the Ministry of Transport and Communication on 3 February 1992. On 20 August 1999, DMH transferred to the Ministry of Transport.

Independent Burma Meteorological Department (BMD) was established on 1 April 1937. International Meteorological Organization (IMO) was established in 1873. Union of Myanmar became member of IMO in January 1938. BMD was re-organized on 23 October 1972 and renamed as Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) in the year 1974. Myanmar Daily Weather Report was issued since 1 June 1947. At that time, DMH is under the administration of the Ministry of Transport and Communication.