DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(19.8.2017) According to the observations at (13:30)hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over the Northwest Bay of Bangal and adjoining Odisha coast (India) still persists. Monsoon is moderate to strong over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

Daily weather Forecast

Myanmar Daily Weather Report

(Issued at 2:00 pm on Monday 19th June, 2017)

SUMMARY OF OBSERVATIONS RECORDED AT 09:30 hrs M.S.T: During the past (24) hours, rain or thundershowers have been isolated in Sagaing Region, scattered in Mandalay and Magway Regions,  Northern Shan and Chin States, fairly widespread in Eastern Shan State and widespread in Naypyitaw, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Taninthayi Regions, Kachin, Southern Shan, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin and Mon States with regionally heavy falls in Rakhine and Mon States, isolated heavy falls in Ayeyarwady Region and Kachin State. The noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded were Sittwe (8.14)inches, Putao (5.91)inches, Kyuakpyu (5.12)inches, Taungkok (4.76)inches, Manaung (4.69)inches, Maungdaw (4.13) inches, Hainggyikyun (4.02)inches, Kyeikkhame (3.23)inches, Chaungsone (3.19)inches and Thandwe (2.83)inches.

BAY INFERENCE: Monsoon is moderate over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and moderate to strong elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

FORECAST VALID UNTIL MORNING OF THE 20th June, 2017: Rain or thundershowers will be scattered in Lower Sagaing and Mandalay Regions, fairly widespread in Magway Region, Shan and Kayah States and widespread in Naypyitaw, Upper Sagaing, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Taninthayi Regions, Kachin, Chin, Rakhine, Kayin and Mon States with likelihood of regionally heavy falls in Rakhine State and isolated heavy falls in Upper Sagaing and Ayeyarwady Regions, Kachin, Chin and Mon States. Degree of certainly is (100%).

STATE OF THE SEA: Squalls with moderate to rough seas are likely attimes Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35) m.p.h. Seas will be moderate elsewhere in Myanmar waters. Wave height will be about (6 - 8) feet in Deltaic and Rakhine Coast and (4 - 6) feet in Gulf of Mottama and Mon - Taninthayi Coast.

OUTLOOK FOR SUBSEQUENT TWO DAYS:  Continuation of increase of rain in Bago, Yangon and Ayeyarwady Regions, Kachin, Rakhine and Mon States.

FORECAST FOR NAYPYITAW AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 20th June, 2017: One or two rain or thundershowers.  Degree of certainly is (100%).

FORECAST FOR YANGON AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 20th June, 2017: One or two rain or thundershowers.  Degree of certainly is (100%).

FORECAST FOR MANDALAY AND NEIGHBOURING AREA FOR 20th June, 2017: Isolated rain or thundershowers.  Degree of certainly is (100%).