DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(19.9.2018): According to the observations at (13:30)hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over the East Central Bay of Bengal and adjoining Myanmar Coast now lies over the East Central Bay of Bengal still persists. It may further intensify into a depression within (12) hours. Monsoon is strong to vigorous over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

 

Condition of La Nina during Winter Season, 2017-2018

Condition of La Nina during Winter and Summer Seasons, 2018

Issued at 27-1-2018         

  1.       The Sea Surface Temperature (SST) over Tropical Pacific Ocean near the Equator and the current situation of most Atmospheres Variable are forming patterns suggestive of La Nina condition. According to the Numerical Weather prediction model for La Nina forecast, there is likely to be 69% chance of La Nina from January-March, 2018. It is issued that La Nina condition are likely to decrease 50% chance of La Nina (February-March- April) 2018 and 30% chance of La Nina and 70% neutral condition (March- April-May), 2018 by International Pacific Oceanic Sea Surface Temperature monitoring Centres.
  2.      Although the La Nina occur at Pacific Ocean, the impact of La Nina are generally occur the more frequent of Cyclone in Bay of Bengal, decrease of night temperatures over Myanmar due to the strong Northeast monsoon, Strong Easterly Waves and increase of Untimely Rainfall conditions. These conditions will be likely to decrease due to the neutral condition of La Nina in (March- April-May), 2018.

       c.      La Nina Condition will be updated in time.