August 19, 2016

Northwest Myanmar, southern Ayeyawady to see heavy rain

Low Pressure Zone for 11-8-15Yangon, 10 Aug — Northwestern Myanmar and the southern part of Ayeyawady Region can expect heavy rainfall for the next five days, the weather bureau said Monday.
A low-pressure zone could form over the northwestern Bay of Bengal from Monday afternoon, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said.
Rakhine State and Sagaing Region, which have been hit by the worst flooding in recent memory, are likely to see heavy rainfall from 15 to 19 August, the weather bureau said. The department urged people to heed to its daily announcements and to be alert to possible flooding. — GNLM


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