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Disaster expert warns of major flooding next month

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Thailand Grapples With Worst Flooding in 50 Years

Worst Flooding in 50 Years. Evacuees at a bridge in Bang Phlat, Bangkok. Photo: Voice of America (VOA).


Heavy rainfall and storms in October may cause major flooding in Central provinces, similarly to the one in 2006 but not as heavy as that in 2011, said an expert in natural disasters.

Assoc Prof Seree Supharatid said on Tuesday (Aug 22) provinces in the Central Region will probably face major flooding due to many factors, including heavy rainfall, which will start from September and continue into October, and several storms expected to head in the direction of Thailand.

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By Thai PBS


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