Three killed in tropical storm Noul

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22 Sep 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Three people have been killed with over 220 houses destroyed by strong wind, heavy rain and tidal waves due to the tropical storm Noul in three regions of Myanmar in the past four days, an official from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told Xinhua on Monday.

"More than 9,500 locals from over 2,200 houses were also affected by the tropical storm Noul in Taninthayi and Bago regions and Mon state from Sept. 17 to Sunday," said Dr. Min Thein, director of disaster management department under the ministry.

Three deaths were reported in Mon state due to the floods, the Xinhua report said.

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