Thai health chief urges 8 Chao Phraya River provinces to brace for possible flood

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BANGKOK, Sept 11 – Thailand’s public health minister urged health centres in eight provinces along the Chao Phraya River to prepare for potential floods following current flooding in several provinces upstream.

Public Health Minister Wittaya Buranasiri said three public health centres in Sukhothai and Ayutthaya provinces have been flooded, but remain open for service. In Ayutthaya, two hospitals in Bang Ban district have been intruded by water up to 80cm deep, while the Thai Traditional Medicine Center in Sukhothai is under a half metre of water.

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