Myanmar: Floods in Myanmar

Myouez at Blog of Nyein Chan Yar is reporting that he is hearing news of heavy rains and flooding from the people living in upcounty Myanmar. The state controlled media is silent. “The region around Mandalay is flooded due to heavy rain these days. After very heavy rain on the night of October 8, Nga-pyaung dam was broken and villages in Kyauk-sae Township were flooded severely according to the news I got from people living there. The condition over there is pretty bad but no rescue for the people was made by authorities. In Yay-won village, water level is around 15 feet and all (one storied) houses are under water now. It was said that more than 150 people are still missing. The flood is getting worse after excess water level in Kin-Dar dam was released the next day. “

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