A depression to occur in Bay of Bengal in first week of October
29 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - A depression may occur in Bay of Bengal in first week of October, according to weather forecast for first ten days of October by Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).
Southwest monsoon is likely to withdrawal from Southern Myanmar areas (across the whole country) during October 1 and 6. A low pressure area may form over the Bay of Bengal and its may further intensity into a depression. Monsoon will be weak over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and weather will be partly cloudy elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.
Rain or thundershowers will be expected above normal in Sagaing Region and Kachin State, about normal in Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyawady and Taninthayi regions, Shan, Kayah, Kayin and Mon states and below normal in Chin and Rakhine states.
Rainy days will be expected 6 to 8 days in upper Sagaing, Mandalay, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyawady and Taninthayi regions, Kachin, Kayin and Mon states and 3 to 5 days in lower Sagaing and Magway regions, Shan, Chin, Rakhine and Kayah states.
It said southwest monsoon wind is retreated from delta areas at the present.
The water levels may exceed one time each their respective town danger levels at Myitnge of the Dokehtawady River, at Taungoo and Madauk of the Sittoung River, and at Maubin of the Toe River.
The water levels of Ayeyawady River are forecast to rise above the present water levels by about 2-3 feet at Myitkyina, Bhamo, Shwegu, Katha and Thabeikkyin, and about 1-2 feet at Mandalay, Sagaing, Myinmu, Pakokku and Nyaung Oo and forecast to fall below the present water levels by about 2-3 feet at Chauk, Minbu, Magway, Aunglan, Pyay, Seiktha, Hinthada and Zalun.
The water levels of Chindwin River are forecast to rise above the present water levels by about 2-3 feet at Hkamti, Homalin, Phaungpyin, and about 1-2 feet at Mawlaik, Kalewa, Minkin, Kani and Monywa.
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