Burma’s government says past three years that the number of climate-induced disasters such as floods and cyclones has increased over the past three years.
An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Burma on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the country and the region.
“The crack appeared this morning along the road next to the village – it’s about 600 metres in length. If the rain doesn’t stop, it may trigger a landslide.”
Nearly 170 people were left homeless when a whirlwind struck Arakan State’s Minbya Township on Thursday.
Villagers in Kachin State’s remote Kawnglanghpu Township say they’ve had not access to outside areas since a major landslide hit on 18 February.
Residents of the capital Loikaw say that many are without water for the first time, as wells run dry in an area not usually prone to drought.