At least 20 people have been killed and about 100 others went missing in a landslide caused by heavy monsoon rains in southeastern Myanmar, local media reported on Friday.
According to state-run MRTV, the landslide buried homes and vehicles in a nearby village in Thaton township of Mon state.
“Authorities and rescue workers are still working to rescue those trapped in the houses and vehicles as of Friday evening,” it said, citing local authorities.
It added that 20 dead bodies were recovered, while dozens others have been rescued and transported to hospital in Thaton town.
According to government data, the flood forced more than 12,000 people in Mon state and adjacent Kayin state to take shelter in temporary camps over the past two days.
In recent weeks, heavy rain have caused flood in upper part of the country forcing around 89,000 people to take refuge in temporary camps and religious buildings.
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Floodwaters flowing through a residential area of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu
At least 47 people have been killed by flash floods and landslides caused by monsoon rains in Nepal, the country’s home ministry has said.
Another 29 are missing after being either swept away by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since the delayed annual downpours began hitting the region on Friday, the national emergency operation centre said.
Twenty-eight people have been treated for injuries and more than 1,100 others rescued from flooded areas while more than 10,000 people are believed to have been displaced.
Twenty-eight people have been treated for injuries and more than 1,100 rescued in Nepal
Continuing bad weather has grounded helicopter rescue flights.
Thousands of police and soldiers have been clearing roads and other workers repairing power and phone lines.
On Saturday, officials in India reported at least a dozen people had been killed and more than a million affected across the Himalayan border.
Men carry a fridge away from rising floodwaters
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