Heavy rains continue during the harvest season more than 800 hectares of rice fields flooded in Ayeyarwady Province, Myanmar
As the Irrawaddy Province of Myanmar has experienced continuous rainfall since the end of October, more than 800 hectares of rice fields have been flooded in Ingawu Township.
According to local villagers, monsoon rice has been planted mainly in the area, and the rice harvesting season has recently occurred.
However, due to continuous heavy rains in the past few days, the water of the Depiao River has skyrocketed and the rice fields of five villages have been flooded, causing heavy losses.
Due to the large number of rivers and lakes in Yingjiawu Town, it often encounters floods during the rainy season, but this year’s heavy rains occurred during the harvest season, which made the villagers suffer more losses.
The local villagers also expect the competent authorities to take early measures to build water conservancy facilities to avoid similar occurrences. disaster.