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Flooding in Ayutthaya could worsen as more rains are expected next month

AYUTTHAYA, 13 August 2011 (NNT) - It has been speculated that if the water levels in Bhumibol and Sirikit dams will exceed their capacity, and the water will have to be relieved into the rivers downstream which could eventually exacerbate the flooding in Ayutthaya province. According to Mr. Maitri Pitinanon, Director

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Thailand’s Lampang province declared disaster zone

LAMPANG, Aug 6 - All 13 districts of the northern province of Lampang were declared disaster zones, according to its deputy governor, while the governor of nearby Tak province ordered relief centres to be set up to assist flood victims there round the clock. Deputy governor Utan Chavamethi said 495 villages

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Hospitals in Thailand along Chao Phraya, Pa Sak Rivers to brace for flood

BANGKOK, 6 August 2011 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health has instructed all hospitals under its supervision in 13 provinces along the Chao Phraya and the Pa Sak Rivers to be ready to safeguard their facilities against floodwater from the North. Permanent Secretary for Public Health MD Paichit Warachit today

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Thailand’s northern provinces brace for approaching tropical storm Nock-ten

PHICHIT, July 30 – Thailand’s northern provinces on Saturday are in preparation for possible floods from the upcoming tropical storm ‘Nock-Ten’ which is forecast to move into Thailand after making landfall in Vietnam tonight. In the lower northern province of Phichit, Governor Suwit Watcharotayangkul visited riverside areas and monitored water level

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