People urged to be alerted to rising water in rivers

The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology has advised the people living near the rivers and in low-lying areas in Hpa-an in Kayin State, Madauk in Bago Region and in Thabaung, Ayeyawady Region to be alerted to the floods and to keep informed of rising water in the rivers.
According to the observation at 1:30pm yesterday, the water level of Ngawun River at Thabaung has remained at its danger level and the water level is expected to remain above its danger level the next day.
According to observations made at 1:30pm yesterday, the water level of the Thanlwin River has exceeded its danger level by about six feet at Hpa-an and it is expected to fall about one foot over the next two days.
The water level of the Shwegyin River exceeded over two feet at Shwegyin above its danger level, according to observations made at 1:30pm yesterday, and it is expected to fall below its danger level over the next two days.—GNLM

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