DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

23-5-2024: According to the observations at (15:30) hrs M.S.T today, the well Marked Low Pressure Area over the Westcentral Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Bay of Bengal still persists. It is likely to move northeastwards and intensify into a Depression over Central Bay of Bengal around 24-5-2024 morning. Thereafter, it may continue to move northeastwards and intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over the Eastcentral Bay of Bengal around 25-5-2024 morning, it would move nearly northwards and intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm. It may reach near Bangladesh and adjoining west Bengal coasts, India by  26-5-2024 evening. Monsoon is vigorous over the Andaman Sea and Southeast Bay of Bengal. Weather is a few cloud over the North Bay and cloudy elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Objectives of the DMH

Objectives of the DMH is as follows:
(1)     To take precautionary measures against and minimize the effects of natural disasters
(2)     To promote safety, comfort, efficiency and regularity of air, land (rail & road), sea and inland water transportation.
(3)     To bring sustainable development of natural resources (hydro electric power, forest produce, water use, wind energy, etc.)
(4)     To promote agricultural and food production.
(5)     To ensure efficient operation, planning and development of activities in natural defense, industry, health, social welfare and all sectors of national economy.
(6)     To undertake international collaboration for all development activities and works of the DMH