DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(2.12.2020   According to the observations at (06:30) hrs M.S.T today, the Cyclonic Storm (Burevi) over Southwest Bay of Bengal has moved West-Northwestand it is centered at about (135) Nautical miles East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), about (255) Nautical miles East-Southeast of Pamban(India) and about (350) Nautical miles East-Southeast of Kanyakumari(India). Weather is cloudy over the Westcentral Bay and Southwest Bay of Bengal and a few cloud to partly cloudy over the Andaman sea and elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Low Pressure Area Condition

Low Pressure Area Condition

Issued at (07:00) hours M.S.T on 22- 10-2020

According to the observations at (06:30) hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over the West Central Bay of Bengal still persists. It may further intensify into a Depression during next (12)hrs. Thereafter it is likely to move North-Northeastwards and may further intensify into a Deep Depression during next (36)hrs near West Bengal (India) and Bengladesh coasts.

General Caution

            Due to the low pressure area, rain or thundershowers will be scattered in Naypyitaw, Lower Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway Regions and fairly widespread to widespread in Upper Sagaing Region, Kachin, Chin and Rakhine States with likelihood of isolated heavy falls and squalls with moderate to rough seas are likely at times Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35-40)m.p.h. Wave height will be about (7-10) feet Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts from today morning to (24.10.2020).

Advisory

Due to the low pressure area, people should be aware heavy rainfall with strong wind, flash flood and landslide near the hilly areas and also small rivers.