Floods and landslides in southern Myanmar – at least 41 dead
PHOTOS: SBS News
The latest in the flood situation in southern Myanmar…
• Continuous monsoon rain since the start of the month has resulted to flooding in several areas in Southern Myanmar – Ayeyarwady, Bago, Kayin, Mon, and Tanintharyi.
• According to the Department of Disaster Management, a rain-induced landslide occurred in a village in Paung Township (Mon State) on Friday. Search & Rescue operations has so far recovered 41 dead bodies, and believed another 41 are still missing. Rescued injured residents are immediately sent to hospitals for medical care.