MHD predicts continuation of subdued rainfall over Rakhine State


Yangon, 28 June — Meteorology and Hydrology Department forecast continuation of decrease of rain next two days in the Rakhine Coastal areas which experienced floods due to torrential rain on 25 and 26 June.
Flood also hit Dawei in Taninthayi Region and started to receded on 27 June.
The floods submerged about hundreds of houses in Rakhine State and four people are reportedly killed by the flood in An, Rakhine State, said Dr Tun Lwin, Myanmar’s prominent weather expert and the former director-general of the Meteorology and Hydrology Department.
The weather bureau forecast that monsoon is strong in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal and rain will be scattered in Lower Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway regions, Kayah State, fairly widespread in Shan and Chin states and widespread in the remaining regions and states Monday.
Isolated heavy rainfalls are expected over Ayayawady and Taninthayi regions, Kachin, Rakhine and Mon states, with 100 percent degree of certainty, Monday, the department said. GNLM

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