Three killed in Myanmar floods, 140,000 displacedStaff Writer | July 31, 2017
Flooding from heavy rains has killed three people and displaced about 140,000 residents across the country, authorities said Monday.
Asia More than 200 schools were temporarily closed
The flooding has affected the Sagaing, Magwe, Bago and Ayeyarwady regions as well as Kayin, Mon and Shan states and the political capital of Nay Pyi Taw, the agency said in a news release.
It added that more than 200 schools were temporarily closed, affecting at least 25,000 students.
The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology warned of more flooding across in the coming weeks due to continuous heavy rain. ■