The husband and sons of Aung San Suu Kyi accepted the Nobel peace prize on her behalf in 1991. At that time the Burmese opposition leader was unable to leave Burma for fear she would not be allowed to return.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.