A man tries to cycle through a marketplace in Rangoon on 28 July 2015. (PHOTO: AP)
Over 3,000 acres of paddy fields have been inundated in Gyobingauk, Pegu Division. (PHOTO: DVB)
A woman wades through the street in Kawlin, Sagaing Division on 23 July 2015. (PHOTO: Reuters)

PICTURES: Monsoon batters Burma

IN PICTURES: Heavy rainfall and flash floods have inundated many parts of the country.

Young Buddhist nuns take shelter in Rangoon earlier this week. (PHOTO: DVB)
Residents use their initiative in Sandoway [Thandwe], 26 June 2015. (PHOTO: DVB)
Flooding in the streets of Sandoway [Thandwe], 26 June 2015. (PHOTO: DVB)

Floods hit Burma as monsoon rolls in

From Sandoway on the western coast to Tavoy in the south, several towns and cities areas are pelted by torrents of rain, resulting in floods.