Kawkareik, 8 August

A road section of Asia Highway on Myawady-Kawkareik route in Kayin state was damaged due to heavy rain on 7 August afternoon.

Landslide destroyed the road, and blocked transportation.

Heavy rains bust banks of Thanlwin, Thaungyin, Haungtharaw and Gyaing rivers in Kayin state, and people from flood-affected area were evacuated to temporary rescue centers in nearby towns.

Lower areas of Myawady, Kawkareik, Hpa-an, Hlinebwe, Papun and Kyainseikkyi townships are also inundated from floodwater, and thousands of locals are staying at temporary rescue centers.

 News—Than Lwin Times

Photo—Social Media

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