Myanmar: Hundreds of house destroyed and 3 killed by tropical storm Noul


  • Myanmar
  • Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020

YANGON, Sept 22 (Xinhua): 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 night (Sept 21).

"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, he added.

The department officials from the relevant regions and states, together with regional government officials and general administration department officials have been visiting the sites and providing humanitarian assistance.

Tropical storm Noul has weakened into a land depression and crossed Myanmar as a low pressure area. - Xinhua
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