Small earthquake felt in parts of Yangon yesterday evening

An earthquake measuring 30 on the Richter Scale hit Yangon around 7:50 pm yesterday evening, reports 7Day Daily In spite of its size, the quake could be felt across town According to an official from the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology’s Earthquake division, the epicenter was in Mingaladon Township, 15 miles northwest of Yangon’s Kabar Aye meteorological office, 13 miles southeast of...

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Feeling a bit chilly this morning No, it’s not just you, it really is colder today According to meteorologist Htun Lin, a cyclone is forming in the Bay of Bengal (yes,...

Developing cyclone will bring rain to parts of Myanmar

A warm(er) winter might be headed our way

Great news for all you summer-lovers in Myanmar: this winter might just be hotter than past years, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology “Temperatures...

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Developing cyclone turns away from Myanmar but more will follow, forecaster warns

The good-ish news for Myanmar: the deep depression, expected to turn into a cyclonic storm, off the coast is turning away from our shores The bad Another potential cyclone is on...

Developing cyclone turns away from Myanmar but more will follow, forecaster warns

Emergency workers on alert as possible cyclonic storm threatens coastal Myanmar

A tropical depression brewing in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Myanmar could strengthen into a cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours, forecasters are warning It was...

Emergency workers on alert as possible cyclonic storm threatens coastal Myanmar

Powerful 6.8 earthquake shakes central Myanmar near Meiktila: USGS

A powerful 68 magnitude earthquake shook central Myanmar at around 5:05pm local time, with tremors felt as far away as Dhaka and Bangladesh The epicenter was some 88 miles west...

Powerful 6.8 earthquake shakes central Myanmar near Meiktila: USGS

More flooding on the way for rain-battered Myanmar, forecasters warn

Parts of Myanmar have taken a battering in recent weeks as heavy rain sweeps the country during monsoon season But, with hundreds of thousands already displaced from their...

More flooding on the way for rain-battered Myanmar, forecasters warn

Myanmar MPs donate money to help flood victims

Heavy rains in recent days have caused floods in several regions, forcing residents to leave their homes and abandon property (and putting animals at risk too) Political...

Myanmar MPs donate money to help flood victims

Severe flooding leaves Mandalay’s historic wooden bridge totally underwater

U Bein Bridge, the popular tourist attraction thought to be the world’s longest teak footbridge, is underwater following severe flooding in Mandalay Region The...

Severe flooding leaves Mandalay’s historic wooden bridge totally underwater

Magwe Region shaken by 5.3 quake

Magwe Region was rattled by a 53 magnitude eathquake on Monday – the latest to shake Myanmar in recent months The quake struck Pakokku township at around 4:30pm, according to...

Magwe Region shaken by 5.3 quake