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North, North-East In Grip Of Severe Floods

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North, North-East In Grip Of Severe Floods

Homes and farmland across the North and Northeast were flooded yesterday following heavy rainfall triggered by Tropical Storm Bebinca, which has swelled rivers and canals. In Chiang Rai, a large section of a half-completed flood barrier along Lam Nam Kham canal in Tambon Mae Kham, Mae Chan district, collapsed, inundating 230 homes in four villages…

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Impact Of Bebinca Manageable As Storm Spares Thailand

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Impact Of Bebinca Manageable As Storm Spares Thailand

The authorities say they are well prepared for tropical storm Bebinca, with disaster prevention and mitigation teams now in full readiness and with the water levels lowered in every dam on the storm’s path. This will leave room for greater water inflows. The Meteorological Department yesterday issued a weather warning, saying the storm will bring…

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Tropical Storm Bebinca Set To Bring Heavy Downpours

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Tropical Storm Bebinca Set To Bring Heavy Downpours

Tropical storm “Bebinca” has emerged as the latest threat to Thailand, as it is expected to bring heavy downpours to many parts of the country until tomorrow. “With this storm hovering in Vietnam between August 15 and 16 [today and tomorrow], rainfall will also rise in Thailand. Dams and main rivers in the country’s North,…

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Disaster Warnings As Storm Raises Flood Threat In 37 Provinces

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Disaster Warnings As Storm Raises Flood Threat In 37 Provinces

Disaster warnings have been issued as heavy downpours threaten to bring flash floods and landslides to 37 provinces across Thailand, and the Meteorological Department said yesterday. A monsoon storm is predicted to increase rainfall in the Northern, Northeast, Central, East and South of Thailand until next Tuesday. Among the at-risk provinces are Surat Thani, Chiang…

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Isaan Hit By Heavy Flooding With Two More Storms To Come

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Isaan Hit By Heavy Flooding With Two More Storms To Come

North-Eastern provinces have been warned of heavy flooding due to the overflowing Mekong River and reservoirs, following days of heavy rains. The warning by local authorities came as Thailand braces for at least two more storms originating in the Pacific Ocean between August and September. Rising water levels in Mekong River yesterday caused flooding in…

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Mekong River Rises Nearly Two Metres Overnight

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Mekong River Rises Nearly Two Metres Overnight

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is continuing with preparations against flooding due to a tropical depression bringing heavy rainfall across most of the country with the Mekong River level in Nong Khai rising rapidly and impeding boat travel. The Mekong River flowing bordering Nong Khai province rose a remarkable 169 centimetres in one day yesterday…

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Weather Warning For North And North-East Until Tuesday

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Weather Warning For North And North-East Until Tuesday

  The Thai Meteorological Department have issued another warning for people in the north and in north-east of the country to brace for intense rains or heavy rains in some areas, today and Tuesday due to another tropical depression. The depression is situated in the Bay of Tonkin, near Hainan Island heading towards the Chinese…

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Heavy Rains Warning Until July 19

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Heavy Rains Warning Until July 19

The Meteorological Department has warned people across the country to brace for intense rains, with heavy rains in some parts of the northern, northeastern, central, eastern and southern regions which may result in flash floods until July 19. During this period , waves in the Andaman Sea are expected to be 2-3 metres high due…

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Weather Agency Warns Public Of Tropical Storm

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Weather Agency Warns Public Of Tropical Storm

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has warned the public about thunder showers and harsh winds accompanying the ongoing tropical storm. The department explained that the storm was triggered by a high pressure trough from China extending its area into the upper part of Thailand’s northeastern region, with the potential to move to the North, the…

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Warning Of Summer Storms During April 15-18

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Warning Of Summer Storms During April 15-18

The Thai Meteorological Department warned people in most parts of the country except the southern and eastern regions to brace themselves for another round of summer storms during April 15-18. In an announcement issued Wednesday (April 11) , the Weatherman said that the Northeast and the East would be hit by thunderstorms, strong winds and…

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