The Science and Technology Ministry will this week unveil a locally-developed weather forecast and disaster warning device.
Science and Technology Minister Weerachai Weerametheekul said the National Science and Technology Development Agency is set to unveil its weather forecast machine some time this week.
He noted his ministry will coordinate with the Interior Ministry on the use of the device to alert residents in disaster-prone areas of possible incidents, in addition to the sending of alert messages via the Internet and the cellular network.
Weerachai added the ministry has been supporting research and development of robotic technology by various agencies.
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