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Deep Depression Warning No.17, 2022

Deep Depression Warning No.17, 2022

Issued at (12:30) hours M.S.T on 22-3-2022

According to the observations at (11:30)hrs M.S.T today, the deep depression over North Andaman Sea and adjoining East central Bay of Bengal has moved Northwards and is crossing to Ayeyarwady Region nearHainggyikyun.

            It is crossing Ayeyarwady Region, near Hainggyikyun (Myanmar), the present stage of the deep depression is coded brown stage.


During next (24) hrs forecast

            The deep depression is likely continuous to move Northwards along Deltaic area near Pathein and forecast to reach Southern Rakhine Coast.

General caution

  1. Due to the deep depression, rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, TaninthayiRegions and Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States with regionally and isolated heavy falls in some Regions and States during  this morning  to (23.3.2022).
  2. Frequently squalls with rough seas will be off and along Myanmar Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (45) m.p.h. Wave height will be about (9-13) feet off and along Myanmar Coasts.
  3. During the deep depressionis crossingAyeyarwady Region near Hainggyikyun, maximum wind speedmay reach (45-50) mph in Ayeyarwady Region and (35-40) mph in Yangon Region.
  4. When the deep depression is crossing, storm surge height will be (8)ft to (12)ft in Estuary and Tributaries at Pathein District, Labutta District, Myaungmya District, Maubin District, Phyarpon District, Ayeyarwady Region.


Due to the deep depression, people should be aware rain or thundershowers with strong wind, lightning, flash floods in small streams and mountain streams and landslides in the mountainous areas and domestic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships in off and along Myanmar Coasts.