More rain to be expected: Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH)

Photo Mashable Asia - A man rides bicycle as pedestrians walk through a flooded street, caused by heavy rains Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar

​25 June 18Rain is heavy in Rakhine and Mon states due to monsoon wind and isolated heavy downpour caused by rainclouds will be occurred in lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway and west of Bago regions, said Dr Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).

"Isolated rainfall will occur in upper Sagaing region and regionally rainfall will be in Rakhine and Mon states. Lower Sagaing and Bago regions have isolated rainfall today. Rainclouds will make continuous rainfall in lower Sagaing, Magway, Mandalay and west of Bago regions and Nay Pyi Taw," he said.

He continued to state that rain will be scattered in Yangon, Ayeyawady and Bago regions and isolated heavy rain in Kachin, Mon and Kayin states. The monsoon wind is moderate from strong and will be lowered to moderate level in two days time.

According to third ten-day weather forecast in June made by the DMH, above normal rain are likely in upper Sagaing Region and Kachin State and about normal in lower Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyawady regions, Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin and Mon states. The water levels of Ayeyawady River are forecast to rise about 3-5 feet at Myitkyina, Bhamo, Shwegu, Katha and Thabeikkyin and about 1-3 feet at Mandalay, Sagaing, Myinmu, Pakokku, Nyaung-U, Chauk, Minbu, Magway, Aunglan, Pyay, Seiktha, Hinthada and Zalun. The water levels of Chindwin River are forecast to rise about 4-6 feet at Hkamti, Homalin and Phaungpyin during the third ten-day of June.


​Source: Eleven Myanmar

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