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La Nina to raise risk of flooding in Thailand

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2006 floods in Laplae

2006 floods in Laplae, Uttaradit. Photo: Tevaprapas.

Heavier rainfall feared in Thailand in coming months; Bangkok ‘at greater risk’

Instead of the wet season ending as usual in October, La Nina will play a crucial role in precipitating heavier and longer downpours for the rest of the year, putting Bangkok at greater risk of flooding during seasonal peak tides.

Tropical storm Nock-Ten brought extra rainwater and caused early flooding, while La Nina will extend the season, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Drainage and Sewerage Department reported yesterday.

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