That storm was forecast to pass the Vietnamese coast on September 18 and move to Myanmar and thus heavy rain is likely from September 19 to 22.
“We have issued a warning of heavy rain. It will be coming in with strong winds in some areas. Floods will occur in the areas with small rivers and creeks. If heavy rain continues, landslides and lightning will follow and people should be aware,” he said.
During those days, rain is forecast from sporadic to heavy showers in regions and states including Nay Pyi Taw, Magwe, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Tanintharyi, Southern Shan, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin and Mon, the department stated.
When the storm Noul reaches the Bay of Bengal, it is expected to transform into a low-pressure area according to meteorological models, U Kyaw Moe Oo said. – Translated