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Brimming Dams Pose A Severe Disaster Threat

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Brimming Dams Pose A Severe Disaster Threat

Many dams in the western region are rapidly filling up due to heavy downpours, with the situation at Kaeng Krachan Dam being of the greatest concern. The reservoir was expected to reach maximum capacity last night. The provinces of Phetchaburi, Kanchanaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan are bracing for floods, as the Royal Irrigation Department (RID)…

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Rising Mekong Triggers More Fears Of Devastation

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Rising Mekong Triggers More Fears Of Devastation

Provinces along the Mekong River are keeping a close watch, as the water levels in the international waterway are increasingly worrying. Authorities in many northern and northeastern provinces are closely monitoring the rising water levels in the Mekong after heavy rains hit large parts of the country and caused flooding in many residential and agricultural…

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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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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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Weatherman Warns Of High Waves And Strong Winds In Andaman Sea And Upper Gulf

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Weatherman Warns Of High Waves And Strong Winds In Andaman Sea And Upper Gulf

Small boats are warned not to venture out of the sea in the Andaman Sea and the upper part of the Gulf during June 16-20 because of strong winds and high waves while sailors are also warned to exercise special caution. The Meteorological Department issued an announcement at 5 pm on Saturday warning of strong…

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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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