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Death toll from Myanmar's flooding rises to 31

Death toll from severe flooding reached 31 across Myanmar over the last two months, according to figures released by the National Natural Disaster Management Committee and the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement on Monday.

As of Sunday, Bago region led with a death toll of nine by flooding due to heavy rainfall, followed by Mon state, Kayin state, Tanintharyi and Magway regions.

A total of 136 temporary relief camps have been set up to accommodate 62,435 flood victims so far.

Due to the torrential rainfall and strong wind, houses, bridges and roads have also been destroyed in the southern part of the country since the last week of July.

Source:Xinhua  Editor:Lucky

(Source_title:Death toll from Myanmar's flooding rises to 31)