Heavy rains in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region

26 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - Heavy rains in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region, have caused record flooding since the night of October 24, according to locals.Heavy rains on the evening of October 24 flooded the low-lying areas of Taungdwingyi town and on the main road until the morning of...

Pagodas Damaged in Myanmar’s Temple City due to Heavy Rain

22 October 2021 - Source: THE IRRAWADDY - Fourteen pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar's temple city, have been damaged by heavy rain, according to the Bagan branch of the Department of Archaeology and the National Museum. "Fourteen temples have sustained damage due to heavy rain over the course of ...

Heavy rains and strong winds toppled a pagoda in Pwint Phyu Township, knocking down a number of large trees

19 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - On the night of October 16, heavy rains and strong winds in Magway Region knocked down the pagoda pillar in Pwint Phyu Township and knocked down several large trees along the road leading to the pagoda.Heavy rain fell in most townships in Magway Region f...

Heavy rains flooded Saku People's Hospital and lower areas of Sin Phyu Island

19 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - Due to heavy rains in Magway Region, on October 17 at Saku General Hospital. On October 18, the floodwaters inundated houses in the lower parts of Sin Phyu Island.Heavy rains fell in most townships in Magway Region from October 14 to October 17, when a s...

River Water Level Dashboard

Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The dashboard is created by Myanmar Geoinformatics Society, shows updates on rising water levels in Myanmar's main river systems. Link to dashboard: https://themimu.info/river-water-alerts

Myanmar Flood Monitoring Dashboard

Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The UN Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) dashboard uses Sentinel-1 radar satellite data to provide projections of likely flood-affected areas using Artificial Intelligence model. Users can select the time period of interest to view Inundated areas...

58 Mandalay villages likely to experience water shortage

29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...

ဧရာဝတီမြစ် မန္တလေးရေအမှတ်မှာ လက်ရှိတွင် ရေနည်းမှတ်အောက် တစ်ပေခန့် လျော့ကျလျက်ရှိပြီး နောက်ထပ် ပေဝက်ခန့် ထပ်မံကျဆင်းနိုင်

21 January 2021 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. ဧရာဝတီမြစ် မန္တလေးရေအမှတ်မှာ ယခုဇန်နဝါရီလအတွင်း မန္တလေးမြို့၏ ရေနည်းမှတ်ဖြစ်သော ၃၆၀ စင်တီမီတာအောက် ရောက်သည်အထိ လျော့ကျလျက်ရှိရာ ဇန် နဝါရီ ၂၀ ရက် နေ့လယ်ပိုင်း တိုင်းထွာချက်များအရ မြစ်ရေအမှတ်မှာ ၃၂၇ စင်တီမီတာသာရှိကြောင်း မိုးလေဝသနှင့် ဇလဗေဒ ညွှန်ကြ...

Flood Fighting in Upper Ayeyarwady Delta - U Tin Myint Aung

"Flood Fighting in Upper Ayeyarwady Delta" which is the prominent subject of flooding management community in Myanmar was presented by U Tin Myint Aung who is an assistant engineer from the branch of operation and maintenance IWUMD. He explained the processes and procedures which have to be car...

Hsedawgyi dam to provide full irrigation for summer paddy, sesame in Feb

08 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Mandalay Region Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department will provide sufficient irrigated water from Hsedawgyi Dam for the local farmers who will grow summer paddy and summer sesame on 67,348 acres of land starting from the firs...

Floating bike rental services debuted in Myitkyina

07 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A private business has introduced floating bicycle rental services near the township development committee office at the bank of Ayeyawaday River in Myitkyina Township, Kachin State. "The services are aimed for fun and fitness of the youth to ...

One-year patrolling project implemented to conserve Ayeyawady dolphins

06 Jan 2021 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A combined team led by the Fisheries Department conducted a one-year patrolling project on Ayeyawady dolphin conservation to reduce and finally eliminate illegal electrofishing in Ayeyawady River. When the Fisheries Department conducted the pa...

133 of 235 dams in Myanmar have less storage water

06 Jan 2021 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Of 235 dams across Myanmar, 133 have less storage water, but only one has stopped generating electricity, said Myint Soe, deputy director of the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department. "This year, less water flowed to those dams. There are ...

Myanmar migratory bird census to be taken by locals

03 Jan 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Asian migratory bird census which is usually conducted yearly will be taken in collaboration with local communities in Myanmar this year, said Daw Thiri Daewi Aung, executive director at Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA). "Normall...

More Myanmar dams are running dry ahead of summer months

25 DEC 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - More dams in Myanmar that are supposed to irrigate farms and generate electricity are running low of water and likely to be of little use during the coming summer months. The latest to report low water level is the Myo Gyi dam in Ywarngan township in Shan S...