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Cool In Upper Thailand As Thunderstorms Continue Elsewhere

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Cool In Upper Thailand As Thunderstorms Continue Elsewhere

Cool conditions are expected to continue in the upper part of Thailand while thunderstorms are forecast to remain in the East and the South of the country.   The Meteorological Department said today that the moderately high pressure cell over the upper part of Thailand is bringing the North and the Northeast cool mornings as…

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Weatherman Warns Of Heavy Rains From Today Until Monday

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Weatherman Warns Of Heavy Rains From Today Until Monday

The Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a warning of widespread heavy rain with isolated very heavy rain from Friday until Monday in most parts of Thailand, including Bangkok Metropolis.   The Meteorological Department has warned people in many parts of the country to brace themselves for heavy rains from Friday to Monday. In its third…

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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,…

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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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Close Eye Being Kept On Rising Mekong River

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Close Eye Being Kept On Rising Mekong River

Provinces across the northeast have begun 24 hour monitoring of the Mekong River, which is expected to rise significantly both in Lao PDR and Thailand this week, with Bueng Kan already hit by an initial overflow. Water in the Mekong River has begun to creep over its banks in some parts of Bueng Kan province….

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High Mekong River Setting Off Widespread Floods

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High Mekong River Setting Off Widespread Floods

The Mekong River has reached critical levels in Nong Khai province, causing its tributaries to overflow into urban and farming areas.   The Mekong River has reached its highest level so far this year in Nong Khai province, rising over its banks by 26 centimetres at the latest measurement. The river is being fed by…

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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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36 Provinces Warned To Brace For Heavy Rain Aug 17-19

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36 Provinces Warned To Brace For Heavy Rain Aug 17-19

As tropical storm “Bebinca” is approaching Vietnam, 36 provinces in the North, Northeast, East and South have been warned to brace for intensive rain and isolated torrential downpours during Aug 17-19, according to the Meteorological Department’s latest weather forecast this morning.   At 4 am yesterday morning, tropical storm “Bebinca” was 400 kilometres northeast of…

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Mekong River Rising Again In Nong Khai Province

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Mekong River Rising Again In Nong Khai Province

The Mekong River at Nong Khai has begun to rise once again following rain and excess water drainage via tributaries in the province to protect farmland. Rainfall in Lao PDR north of Nong Khai has raised the Mekong River as measured by the province’s Department of Water Resources office, by four centimeters to 9.46 meters….

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