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Woman’s body found in Gulf of Thailand after Surat Thani

The body of a woman who on Saturday jumped from a bridge over the Tapi River in Surat Thani has been found and retrieved. The body of Supaporn Sriphum, 25, was found floating on the Gulf of Thailand about 10 kilometres from the Sri Surat Bridge at 6.20pm on Monday. Full story: The Nation By […]Read More

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15 provinces warned of heavy rain, high waves during July

People in 15 provinces along the coasts of the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand should remain on high alert for possible high waves, inshore surges, heavy rain and flash floods during July 7-12, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Chayapol Thitisak said on Saturday (July 7). The 15 provinces are Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri […]Read More

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Huge garbage patch drifting in Gulf of Thailand spotted

A large garbage patch extending up to over 10 kilometres long was spotted drifting in the Gulf of Thailand, but still does not pose threat to the country’s ecosystem. The photo of the huge garbage patch was posted on the Internet by marine expert Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat, deputy dean at the Fisheries Faculty of Kasetsart […]Read More

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Joint naval and air force exercise in the Gulf

The Royal Thai Navy and the Royal Thai Air Force Thursday held a joint military exercise in the Gulf of Thailand. The joint exercise saw more than 30 warships and over 20 aircrafts which included F16 jet fighters taking part with the Navy providing its flagship aircraft carrier “Chakri Naruebet” as the command center of […]Read More

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13 provinces of Thailand warned to brace for heavy rains

BANGKOK, 4 October 2013 (NNT) – The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in 13 provinces across the country to brace for heavy rains during October 4-8. DDPM chief Chatchai Promlert said a low pressure cell collided with the southwesterly winds covering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, bringing more […]Read More

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PTT pipeline rupture spills 70 tonnes of crude oil in

RAYONG, July 27 – Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical Plc crude oil pipeline leaked this morning at sea in this eastern province, causing a loss of almost 70,000 litres of crude oil. The 16-inch leaking pipeline occurred about 10 nautical miles, or approximately 18 km, off shore of the provincial seat’s Map Ta Phut Industrial Port, […]Read More

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Tropical storm, waves wreak havoc to Thai coastal villages

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, April 13 – A fierce tropical storm in the Gulf of Thailand stranded more than 70 fishing boats in this seaboard province ashore early this morning. A provincial official said huge waves, about four metres high, moved swiftly to the shore and hit several fishing communities in Ban Kan Kradao and Ban […]Read More