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Thailand Expects Heaviest Monsoon in 30 years

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has disclosed that an early start to the rainy season in May is expected to be the heaviest in 30 years, according to the forecast of the Meteorological Department.

RID deputy director-general Dr Thaweesak Thanadechopol said this year’s rainfall would be higher than the 30-year average, and the RID has instructed every concerned agency to be prepared for the water situation, inspect the condition of reservoirs and irrigation buildings that are under the responsibility for availability to their full potential.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Paphamon Arayasukawat
National News Bureau of Thailand


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