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8 southern provinces of Thailand on high alert for storm Washi

BANGKOK, Dec 20 – Thai Minister of Public Health Witthaya Buranasiri on Tuesday said that health officials in eight southern provinces are under orders to be on high alert as tropical storm Washi, which killed over one thousand persons in the Philippines, approaches.

The health minister said that Washi is expected to make landfall in Malaysia tomorrow and Thursday (Dec 22) and that the lower South of Thailand, including Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat, Trang and Satun are at risk of flash flood due to heavy rains.

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