Heavy rains hit Myanmar

Five people died, and about 1,400 buildings were destroyed as a result of heavy downpours that continue in Myanmar for several days.

On Tuesday, downpours hit the areas of Yangon, Pegu, Mague, Sikain and the capital of Naypyidaw, wind gusts in some parts of the country reached 96 kilometers per hour. The authorities ordered the creation of temporary shelters.

According to the local meteorological service, showers and wind began to weaken from Wednesday.