Low Pressure Area (No.03/2020)
Issued at (19:00) hours M.S.T on 09- 10-2020
According to the observations at (18:30)hrs MST today, the low pressure area over North Andaman Sea and adjoining East central Bay of Bengal still persists. It may further intensify into a depression over Central Bay of Bengal during next (24)hours.
Due to the low pressure area, rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread in Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Taninthayi Regions and Kayin, Mon States with likelihood of regionally heavy falls and isolated heavy falls. Occasional squalls with rough seas are likely off and along Myanmar Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35-40)m.p.h. Wave height will be about (8-11) feet off and along Myanmar Coasts during commencing tonight to (13.10.2020).
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.