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.
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.