DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(29.11.2020)  According to the observations at (18:30)hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of South Andaman sea and Equatorial Indian Ocean still persists. It may further intensify into a depression during next (36)hrs. It is forecast continuously move  West-Northwestwards and reach near Tamil Nadu coast (India) on (2.12.2020). Weather is partly cloudy to cloudy over the Andaman sea and South Bay and a few cloud elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Brief History

DMH transferred to Ministry of Communications, Posts and Telegraphs from the Ministry of Transport and Communication on 3 February 1992. On 20 August 1999, DMH transferred to the Ministry of Transport.

Independent Burma Meteorological Department (BMD) was established on 1 April 1937. International Meteorological Organization (IMO) was established in 1873. Union of Myanmar became member of IMO in January 1938. BMD was re-organized on 23 October 1972 and renamed as Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) in the year 1974. Myanmar Daily Weather Report was issued since 1 June 1947. At that time, DMH is under the administration of the Ministry of Transport and Communication.