Flood warnings for six southern and eastern provinces until Sunday

Floods in Koh Samui, Thailand

Floods in Koh Samui, Thailand. Photo: nakhon100.

People living in six southern and eastern provinces of Thailand have been warned to brace for sudden flooding and flash floods due to heavy rain and accumulated downfall until Sunday. The warning is due to the strengthening of the southwestern monsoon, which is looming over the Andaman Sea, the Gulf and the southern region.

The Meteorological Department forecast in its announcement today that there would be heavy and isolated very heavy rain in the eastern provinces of Chanthaburi and Trat and the southern provinces of Ranong, Phang-nga, Phuket and Krabi until Sunday.

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By Thai PBS World

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