DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

15-6-2024: Monsoon is moderate over the Andaman Sea and South Bay of Bengal and moderate to strong elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

 

Heavy Rainfall and Strong Wind Warning

Heavy Rainfall and Strong Wind Warning (No.01/2022)

Issued at (14:00) hours M.S.T on 18- 5-2022  

            According to the observations at (13:30) hrs MST today, due to strong 
to vigorous monsoon over the Andaman Sea, Southeast and Eastcentral Bay of
 Bengal, rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread in Bago, 
Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Taninthayi Regions and Rakhine, Kayin, Mon States with
 likelihood of regionally heavy falls and isolated heavy falls with strong wind 
during (19.5.2022) to (23.5.2022).

During this period, rain are likely to be (3)inches (77-mm) and above in Bago,

Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Taninthayi Regions,Rakhine, Kayin and Mon States within

(24)hours.

Occasionally squall with rough seas will be experienced in Deltaic, Gulf of

Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coast. Surface wind speed in

squall may reach (40-45) mph.Squall with rough seas are likely at times

in off and along Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squall may reach 

(35-40) mph. Wave height will be about (9-13) feet in Deltaic, Gulf of

Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coastand (8-10)feet off and along

Rakhine Coast.

Advisory

          Due to strong to vigorous monsoon,people should be awaredthe

heavy rainfall with strong wind, the natural disasters such as flash flood and

landslide in the hilly areas and near small rivers.