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24 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (12:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet at Madauk above its danger level. It may rise from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (2) days and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

23 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet above its danger level at Madauk. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days .

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

22 Aug 2019 description

Chairman of National Disaster Management Committee and Vice President U Henry Van Thio received a vessel yesterday to be used as mobile clinic for providing first aid and emergency medical services in flood-stricken areas.

Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies, a local business firm, donated the home-made vessel that was handed over at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw.

22 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet above its danger level at Madauk. It may fall from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (2) days and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

21 Aug 2019 description
report The Irrawaddy

By SAN YAMIN AUNG 20 August 2019

YANGON— In the blink of an eye, a massive landslide washed it all away: homes, vehicles, people—all buried deep beneath the mud at the base of a mountain in the Thae Phyu Kone village tract of Mottama, Paung Township, in southern Myanmar’s Mon State.

The tragic landslide that struck on the morning of Aug. 9—triggered by days of heavy monsoon rains—destroyed nearly 30 homes and buried more than 70 people alive, killing local, traveler and passerby alike. Dozens more were injured.

21 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet above its danger level at Madauk. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

20 Aug 2019 description
report ACT Alliance

SITUATION

Flooding caused by monsoon rains continued in India and Myanmar that increased the number of people leaving their homes and moving to evacuation centers since last month. Five countries in Asia – India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam, and Myanmar – have experienced severe flooding from monsoon rains since July.

India. A total of 1.13 million people has been displaced this month because of monsoon floods. Most severe are these four states:

20 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2) feet above its danger level at Madauk. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

19 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet at Madauk above its danger level. It may fall from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (2) days and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advertised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

18 Aug 2019 description
report Mizzima News

The social arm of the telecom company Ooredoo Myanmar is working to provide humanitarian aid to flood-hit communities in Mon State, according to a press release.

Unprecedented heavy rains and high tight caused floods in various parts of Mon State in previous week. Many of the people from Mon Sate have been displaced from their homes and some permanently because of landslides.

18 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Shwegyin River

According to the (16:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Shwegyin River at Shwegyin has reached its danger level. It may continue to rise from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (1) day and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Shwegyin Township to take precaution measure.

18 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet at Madauk above its danger level. It may rise from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (2) days and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

18 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet above its danger level at Madauk. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

17 Aug 2019 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (2½) feet at Madauk above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Madauk to take precaution measure.

16 Aug 2019 description
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97,000 People Displaced

Overview

Floodwaters are receding in many areas across Myanmar, with the number of people sheltering in temporary evacuation sites now below 100,000 people from a peak of more than 110,000 people on 13 August. Mon State is severely affected, with huge tracts of farmland and entire villages submerged as water levels have not yet subsided. Over the next few days, more heavy rainfall is predicted for Mon State, Kayin State, and Taninthayi Region, each one already heavily affected.

15 Aug 2019 description

India

Since early August, southern and southwestern India have been affected by renewed flooding and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rainfall.

Across Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Gujarat at least 244 people have been killed and more than 1.2 million people have been forced to flee to camps established by the government.

Though floodwaters have begun to subside in some areas, humanitarian needs remain high...

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15 Aug 2019 description
report Mizzima News

By Tun Tun Win

Geologists from the Irrigation and Water Resources Management Department have inspected a hill at Thae Phyi Gone village on Yangon-Mawlamyine highway in Paung Township, Mon State after a landslide at Malatt hill of Kalama mountain range.

After incessant heavy rain in the area, there was a landslide on August 9 and 27 houses in Thae Phyu Kone village were buried under the huge land mass. Search and Rescue team have so far found 64 dead.

14 Aug 2019 description
  • Heavy monsoon rain, floods and landslides continue to affect the country resulting in additional deaths and displacing thousands.

  • According to UN OCHA, at least 80,000 people are displaced and sheltering in 170 evacuation sites across the country. Media report that the number of deaths from the landslide in Paung Township (Mon State) has risen to 61. The mudflow destroyed dozens of houses and displaced 150 people.

  • For the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall is forecast across the country, particularly in the Lower Sagaing Region.

14 Aug 2019 description
report The Irrawaddy

By LAWI WENG

While some camps for those displaced by severe weather have closed in areas that have seen recent slowdowns in precipitation, many others in states and regions across the country have opened to provide temporary shelter to what the Myanmar government reports are 80,000 people forced to flee their homes in the wake of landslides and monsoon rains.

The Department of Disaster Management-Myanmar reported on Aug. 11 that camp closings in Chin, Rakhine and Kachin states and in Irrawaddy Region have sent 80,609 flood-displaced people back to their homes.