Myanmar, Flooding and Landslide in Mogok City, Malanday

06:00 Sep 18 2020 Mogok City, Malanday

According to local media reports heavy rainfall early on 16 September caused flooding and landslides in Mandalay Region.

At least four people died in Mogok Township (also known as Moekok) in Pyin Oo Lwin district, after a creek broke its banks triggering landslides in the surrounding hillsides. Around 24 houses were damaged or destroyed and 56 people were evacuated.

Figures from Myanmar’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology show 168 mm of rain fell in 24 hours to 16 September in Mogok and a further 138 mm the following day.

Meanwhile Myanmar government sources report that heavy rains in Wuntho, Sagaing Region on 13 September inundated roads and forced some families to evacuate their homes.
Additional Data
Country: Myanmar
Affected Area / Region: Mogok City, Malanday


Death: 4
Affected Families: 24
Affected Persons: 120
Displaced Persons: 56


Damaged houses: 24

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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