DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(29.1.2023): According to the observations at (17:30)hrs MST today, theWell Marked Low Pressure Area over the Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining East Equatorial Indian Ocean still persists. It is likely to move West-Northwestwards and further intensify into a Depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal around (30.1.2023) and reach near Sri Lanka coast around (1.2.2023).Weather is cloudy over the South Bay of Bengaland partly cloudy over the Andaman Sea and elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Heavy Rainfall and Strong Wind Warning (No.05/2022)

Heavy Rainfall and Strong Wind Warning (No.05/2022)

Issued at (14:00) hours M.S.T on 7- 8-2022

            According to the observations at (13:30) hrs MST today, due to strong to vigorous monsoon over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal and the wellmarked Low Pressure Area over the Northwest Bay and adjoining Westcentral 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 from today evening to(10.8.2022). 

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 off and along Myanmar Coast. Surface wind speed in squall may reach (40) mph. Wave height will be about (9-13) feet in off and along Myanmar Coast.

Advisory

          Due to strong to vigorous monsoon and the wellmarked Low Pressure Area over the Northwest Bay and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, people should be awared the heavy rainfall with strong wind, the natural disasters such as flash flood and landslide in the hilly areas and near small rivers and domestic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Myanmar Coasts.