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Myanmar dam breach displaces thousands



A rupture of the early morning dam sent floods to the Swar community and surrounding villages, Reuters News Agency said

"We've just come back" from the breach, a spokesman for the Disaster Relief and Relocation Department told CNN. "It's okay now, but many villages have been flooded and many people have left their homes."

Local authorities urged residents to evacuate, as the flooding could worsen.

  Residents are negotiating on Wednesday over a flooded road water from the Swer Chaung dam Spillway submerged villages in the Bago region of central Myanmar

Commuters between Mandalay in central Myanmar and Yangon reported roadblocks due to flooding.

  The peasants evacuate water buffaloes on one flooded road after water from Swar-Chaung-dam-sunken D villages in the Bago region.

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