Banteay Meanchey governor Oum Reatrey and NCDM deputy head Kun Kim visit a flood affected area in Banteay Meanchey on September 28, 2022. (Banteay Meanchey Facebook page)

Snakes Seeking Shelter From Floods Bite 300 People

Severe flooding in Banteay Meanchey has hit 36,000 hectares of rice fields and 3,000 cassava farms — and driven snakes into warm kitchens where they have now bitten 300 residents, authorities said.