Flooded areas of Yala and Narathiwat to be made disaster zones

The Chao Phraya river flooding large area near Bangkok

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




NARATHIWAT, 3 January 2017 (NNT) – Authorities have prepared to declare areas of Yala and Narathiwat provinces disaster zones after continual heavy rain resulted in severe and persistent inundation.

A total 9 districts of Narathiwat are poised to be made disaster zones including major areas such as Sungaikolok, Sungaipadee and Joh Irong. A disaster mitigation center is being setup in the province’s Muang district to coordinate information and relief.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Itiporn Lakarnchua



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