Does floods hit Mandalay?
It is safe to travel to Myanmar in August? How is the flood situation on Ayerwaddy river ? When do floods on Ayerwaddy river begin?
I think yes. On JUly, Heavy rains caused flooding, which affected eight regions and states of Myanmar including Bago, Mon, Chin, Rakhine, Kachin, Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway, forcing at least 9,420 households to evacuate.
Every year from June to September, Myanmar often suffers from severe floods caused by heavy rains in the country. Scientists have classified Myanmar as one of the most heavily affected countries due to extreme weather. In 2015, more than 100 people were killed and hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated because of floods in the country.