Farmers in Surin province

Thai government prepares for drought as El Nino brings less rain

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has come up with a plan to protect the nation’s water reserves in anticipation of a long dry spell brought on by the El-Nino weather phenomenon.

Thailand to See Less Rainfall Into Next Year Due to El NiƱo

RID director-general, Praphit Chanma, said the plan, which will be carried out under the supervision of the Office of National Water Resources (ONWR), will see a public awareness campaign launched to raise awareness among the public about the importance of saving water resources.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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