Myanmar flooding

A boy looks out from his partially-submerged house in the Irrawaddy delta region of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000154" title="Myanmar" href="/topic/international/myanmar-PLGEO00000154.topic">Myanmar</a> outside Pathein. Recent heavy monsoon rains have left swathes of farmland flooded in many parts of central Myanmar.

( Getty Images / August 21, 2012 )

A boy looks out from his partially-submerged house in the Irrawaddy delta region of Myanmar outside Pathein. Recent heavy monsoon rains have left swathes of farmland flooded in many parts of central Myanmar.

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