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Some Provinces Warned Of Torrential Rain And Possible Flooding

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Some Provinces Warned Of Torrential Rain And Possible Flooding

Seventeen provinces in all regions of the country have been warned to prepare for torrential rain from today until Wednesday, which may trigger floods in few areas and exacerbate the situation in areas already inundated. The provinces include Chiang Rai, Phayao, Nan, Mae Hong Son, Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan, said Samroeng…

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31 Provinces Warned Of Heavy And Very Heavy Rain In The Coming Week

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31 Provinces Warned Of Heavy And Very Heavy Rain In The Coming Week

The National Water Resource Office today issued a warning to people in 31 provinces to brace for heavy and very heavy rains in the coming week as it scheduled an urgent meeting with relevant agencies to handle the situation. The 31 provinces to face torrential rains are Chiang Mai, Phayao, Nan, Uttradit, Phitsanuloke, Phetchabun, Mae…

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Artificial Rain-Making Procedures Carried Out In 13 Provinces

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Artificial Rain-Making Procedures Carried Out In 13 Provinces

As many provinces throughout Thailand are affected by flooding, 13 provinces in the northern, northeastern, and central regions are facing water shortage and need help from artificial rain-making operations. The Director-General of Department of Royal Rain-making and Agricultural Aviation (DRRAA), Surasee Kittimonthon, said on Thursday (Aug 23rd) that farmer representatives from 46 districts of the…

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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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