Unseasonal storm hits Myanmar’s Kalegauk Island, damaging 300 of 500 homes

Unseasonal storm hits Myanmar’s Kalegauk Island, damaging 300 of 500 homes

A powerful unseasonal storm swept through Kalegauk Island in Ye Township, Mon State Myanmar on January 8, 2019, causing damage to more than 300 of 500 homes. Members of the state who traveled to the island to inspect the damage said the storm hit around 07:40 local…

148 000 displaced after record-breaking floods hit Myanmar

148 000 displaced after record-breaking floods hit Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains affecting Myanmar since July 9 have caused the worst floods the country has seen in 30 years. More than 148 000 people have been displaced, at least 16 killed and nearly 28 000 still in their flooded homes, as of August 2. More heavy rainfall is…

Deadly landslide hits Phakant Township, Kachin State, Myanmar

Deadly landslide hits Phakant Township, Kachin State, Myanmar

Six people have been killed Friday, June 22, 2018, after heavy monsoon rains caused floods and landslides in Phakant Township of Kachin State, Myanmar. According to government sources, the landslides occurred near Pantin Bridge, Maw-wan Ward, beside No. 1 Main road….

Heavy monsoon rain triggers Mon State’s worst floods in 40 years, Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rain triggers Mon State’s worst floods in 40 years, Myanmar

Record-breaking monsoon rains affecting Myanmar's Mon State since June 16, 2018, triggered landslides and worst floods parts of the state have seen in more than 40 years. At least 16 people have been killed or are missing across the country since 2018 Southwest…

More than 115 000 displaced after widespread flooding hits Myanmar

More than 115 000 displaced after widespread flooding hits Myanmar

Widespread flooding across Myanmar has left more than 115 000 people displaced and caused at least two deaths, officials said Monday, July 24, 2017. Water levels have risen steadily since unrelenting monsoon rains started affecting the country in early July….

Myanmar braces for Tropical Cyclone “Maarutha”

Myanmar braces for Tropical Cyclone “Maarutha”

A depression in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression (01B) and is moving toward Myanmar at a speed of 28 km/h (17.4 mph). The system is expected to become the first named storm of the 2017 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Season, a full month earlier…

Intense storm destroys over 1 100 homes and leaves at least 14 dead, Myanmar

Intense storm destroys over 1 100 homes and leaves at least 14 dead, Myanmar

An intense storm accompanied by golf-sized hailstones and gale-force winds was sweeping parts of northern Myanmar since April 19, 2016. The storm destroyed over 1 100 homes and killed at least 14 people. The death toll is still expected to rise. On April 23, the…