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Northern, northeastern provinces prepares for Dianmu storm

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The Chao Phraya river flooding large area near Bangkok

The Chao Phraya river flooding large area near Bangkok. Photo: dany13.


BANGKOK, 19 August 2016 (NNT) – Twenty-nine provinces in the northern and northeastern regions are bracing for heavy rains from tropical storm Dianmu from August 19th – 21st.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) is now providing 24-hour situation monitoring in 13 provinces in the northern region, and 16 provinces in the northeastern region, in anticipation of tropical storm Dianmu from August 19th – 21st.

Emergency evacuation plans are in place to transport the affected residents to shelters, while all related agencies are urged to work together to provide rapid response to natural disasters.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Tanakorn Sangiam
Rewriter: Nattakorn Ploddee


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