Heavy rains cause Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu to overflow

October 18


Heavy rains from 16 October to yesterday in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region flooded the Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam, causing the dam to overflow 5.7 feet above the dam’s 340 feet water level yesterday afternoon, said U Soe Tint, in charge of the dam.


Under the close supervision of U Soe Tin, staff in charge of the dam is constantly monitoring the flood situation, and local people under the dam have been informed promptly.


At present, the flood situation from the overflow of the dam is not a cause for concern for the local people and if there is any significant situation, the local people will be notified immediately, he added. — Ye Win Naing (NyaungU)/GNLM