Floods hit Kalay Township in Sagaing Region with more than 5,000 people affected, according to sources.
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The Myittha River has exceeded its danger level of 10 metres, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.
Tin Soe, the head of Kalay District Meteorology and Hydrology Department, said: “The water reached 2,067cm in August 2015, 1,297cm in October 2011 and 1,245cm in October 2013. The level of the Myittha River reached 1,250cm on September 20. It is still rising. We will release updated information.
The Department of Agriculture said floods had hit 11,838 acres of crops in Kalay Township.
An official from the Department of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in Kalay Township said: “There are 5,303 flood victims from 1,182 households.
Due to landslides, Kalay faced record-breaking flooding in 2015.
Translated by Myo Than