December 19, 2016

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Landslide dam burst confirmed by ID

The natural dam caused by landslide in Chin State.
The natural dam caused by landslide in Chin State.

THE Irrigation Department confirmed yesterday that a natural landslide dam burst on 3 July in Tunzan township, Chin State.
Deputy Director U Maw Maw Naing of the Irrigation Department quoted an inspection team saying that the burst of the landslide dam presented no threat to local residents.
The department constructed a passage to channel the flow of the water from the dam to a safe place.  Regarding the dam or lake caused by the landslide on the border between Sagaing Region and Chin State, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation dealt with possible risks of the lake before the rainy season.

 

Min Thit

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