Schoolgirls walk with their father along a flooded street as they return from school, during heavy rainfall in central Rangoon on 22 August, 2013. (Reuters)
A resident clears out floodwater from his home during heavy rainfall in central Rangoon on 22 August 2013. (Reuters)
Girls (C) walk along a flooded street during heavy rainfall in central Rangoon on 22 August 2013. (Reuters)

Monsoon rains inundate Rangoon

Residents in Rangoon’s suburban outskirts were reportedly unable to travel to large swaths of downtown on Friday morning due to excessive flooding