Monsoon death toll reaches 91, 65 injured
05 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Strong winds, heavy rain, flash floods and landslides brought about by the monsoon season that started on June 25 have killed 91 people, and injured another 65, the Disaster Management Department said on Wednesday.
More than 200,000 people have been displaced by flooding this year, according to the department.
However, it noted that most relief
The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology advised people to heed its weather advisories to stay safe when natural calamities strike.
Due to the monsoon, rain or thunderstorms will be widespread over the next 72 hours in Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Tanintharyi, Rakhine, Kayin and Mon regions and states, the weather bureau said.
The monsoon remains strong over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal due to a
"There will be more rain," said U Kyaw Moe Oo,