Flooded street during Thailand floods in November 2011

Loss of water retention areas worsens flood situation in Ubon Ratchathani

The loss of natural water retention areas, through a lack of proper urban planning, is being blamed for the unusually serious flooding in the north-eastern province of Ubon Ratchathani this year.

In Nong Kin Phen sub-district, one of the 16 sub-districts in Warin Chamrap district, all four villages have been under 2 to 4 meters of water for a month.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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