DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(30.9.2022): Weather is partly cloudy over the Northeast Bay and Monsoon is strong to vigorous over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and weak elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

 

Depression Warning No.21, 2022

Depression Warning No.21, 2022

Issued at (04:00) hours M.S.T on 23-3-2022

According to the observations at (02:30)hrs M.S.T today, the depression has crossed Ayeyarwady Region, near Pathein and reach to Southern Rakhine Coast near Gwa and it is movingNorth-Northeastwards.

            It is continuous to movingSouthern Rakhine Coast near Gwa, the present stage of the depression is coded brown stage.

During next (18) hrs forecast

            The depression is likely continuous to move North-Northeastwards and it is forecast to weaken gradually into a well marked low pressure area in today morning.

General caution

  1. Due to the 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  today morning  to (24.3.2022).
  2. Occasional squalls with rough seas will be experienced in Daltaic, off and along RakhineCoasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40) m.p.h. Wave height will be about (8-12) feet off and along Myanmar Coasts.
  3. During the depressionis continuous moving to Southern Rakhine Coast near Gwa, maximum wind speedmay reach (35) mph in Rakhine State and (30) mph in Ayeyarwady Region.

Advisory                                                               

Due to the 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 Daltaic, off and along RakhineCoasts.