21-08-2021 Phone Bill

The Tanintharyi River continued to rise and reached 21 feet as of July 30.

The Tanintharyi River, which flows through Tanintharyi Township, Myeik District, Tanintharyi Region, reached 21 feet on July 30 at 12 noon, forcing residents to evacuate.

The water level of the Tanintharyi River reached almost 17 feet on July 27 and exceeded the danger level on July 28. On July 29, the river continued to rise, reaching 21 feet on July 30, and some villages were submerged.

“Currently, locals are continuing to evacuate to the floodplain,” he said. More than 270 people from about 60 homes in the city have been relocated to another temporary relief camp. At present, vehicles can still travel on the Yangon-Myeik-Kawthaung Union Highway, ”said an official from Tanintharyi.

The river is still rising in Dawei, where the Tanintharyi River originates, due to heavy rains. Due to the rising Tanintharyi River, low-lying areas in Tanintharyi town are flooded and some surrounding villages are also flooded. In the current situation, ၊ Bodhi Beach and some other villages are flooded and village-to-village bridges are flooded.

More than 40 people have been evacuated to temporary relief camps due to the rising river in five villages, an official said.


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Residents are being evacuated as the water level of the Tanintharyi River is only three feet to reach the danger level of 24 feet. If the danger level reaches 24 feet, some parts of the Yangon-Myeik-Kawthaung Union Highway will be flooded and traffic will be cut off.

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