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Southern region combating water shortages

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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.

YALA, 8 October 2016 (NNT) – Water scarcity threatens in the southern region of Thailand as water supplies in Yala will not last until the end of the year unless the province experiences increased rainfall.

According to a report, the water level in Banglang Dam in Yala province was measured at 88 meters above ground level on Friday, 9.78 centimeters lower than the minimum level the dam should maintain.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
Rewriter: Rodney McNeil

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