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DMH forecasts water levels rising at rivers across Myanmar in second 10-day this month

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Photo shows flood-affected Kywetkyun Village of Hinthada Township, Ayeyawady Region last year.

The Department Meteorology and Hydrology issued the weather forecast for water levels of Ayeyawady, Chindwin, Myittha, Sittoung, Thanlwin, Thaungyin, Ngawun, Toe, Kaladan, Laymyo and Bilin rivers within the second 10-day period of September on 11 September 2022.
According to the DMH’s announcement, the water levels of Ayeyawady River may rise above the present levels by about 1-2 feet at Myitkyina, Bhamo, Shwegu, Katha, Thabeikkyin, Mandalay, Sagaing and Myinmu and about 2-4 feet at Pakokku, NyaungU, Chauk, Minbu, Magway, Aunglan, Pyay, Seiktha, Hinthada and Zalun.
The water levels of Chindwin River may rise above the present levels by about 1-3 feet at Khamti, Homalin, Phaungpyin, Mawlaik, Kalewa, Mingin, Kani and Monywa.
The water level of Myittha River may rise above the present level by about 3 feet at Kalay, Dokhtawady River about 1-2 feet at Hsipaw, Shwesayan and Myitnge, Sittoung River about 1-2 feet at Toungoo and Madauk, Shwegyin River about 1.5 feet at Shwegyin, Bago River by about 1-3 feet at Zaungtu and Bago, Thanlwin River about 2-3 feet at Pasawng and Hpa-an, Thaungyin River about 2 feet at Myawady, Ngawun River about 1-3 feet at Ngathainggyoung, Thabaung and Pathein, Toe River one foot at Maubin, Kaladan River about 0.5-1 foot at Paletwa and Kyauktaw, Laymyo River about 1 foot at MraukU and Bilin River about 1.5 feet at Bilin.— TWA/GNLM

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