2.8 million rai of farmland destroyed by drought crisis

Pineapple field and mountains in Chantaburi province of Thailand

Pineapple field and mountains in Chantaburi province of Thailand. Photo: Gunnery Sgt. Jose A. Garcia, US Marine Corps.




BANGKOK, 1 April 2016 (NNT)-The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives will adjust a water management plan to mitigate the impact on Songkran water-throwing festival.

Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister General Chatchai Sarikalaya said after attending a meeting to solve the drought crisis that there would still be enough water for household consumption until July.

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National News Bureau of Thailand



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