After effects of El Nino hit Myanmar’s green bean export industry

Yangon, July 6 – a fall in quality of green beans exported from Myanmar to countries within the European Union has subsequently seen the price of green beans also decline so far this 2016-17 fiscal year. The beans, which fell in quality induced by the infamous El Nino weather front, are selling this fiscal year […]

El Nino dry spell wreaks havoc in Myanmar

At least 10 regions of Myanmar are facing severe water shortages due to searing summer temperatures brought on by El Nino, leading to dried up wells, ponds and rivers. The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) predicted that temperatures from March until May this year will continue to exceed 47.2 degrees on a daily basis […]

Yangon water supplies to outlast hot season, says YCDC

Yangon has nothing to fear from El Niño, city officials say, despite warnings that the weather phenomenon will bring drought to many parts of the country. Thanks to advance planning, the reservoirs that supply the city’s drinking water are 15 centimetres (6 inches) higher than they were this time last year, they say. U Myo […]