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Flood situation still worrying in Thailand: death toll reaches 130

BANGKOK, Sept 20 – Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation on Wednesday reported flooding is ongoing in 24 provinces and that total fatalities have now hit 130 persons, with two persons still missing since the country was majorly impacted by tropical storm Nock-Ten on July 25. Flooding in many provinces is still worrying and […]Read More


Storm-related floods destroy 168 roads in Thailand

BANGKOK, Aug 23 – Floods triggered by tropical storm Nock-Ten destroyed 168 rural roads in Thailand’s North, Northeast and Central regions from July 28 to Aug 29, Director-General Vichan Kunakulsawat of the Department of Rural Roads said Tuesday. The cost of damage is estimated at about Bt1.036 billion. Among the 168 damaged roads, 154 are […]Read More


La Nina to raise risk of flooding in Thailand

Heavier rainfall feared in Thailand in coming months; Bangkok ‘at greater risk’ Instead of the wet season ending as usual in October, La Nina will play a crucial role in precipitating heavier and longer downpours for the rest of the year, putting Bangkok at greater risk of flooding during seasonal peak tides. Tropical storm Nock-Ten […]Read More


Flash flood destroys hilltribe shelter, killing seven in Thailand

A flash flood last week smashed a hilltribe shelter in Mae Hong Son, killing seven occupants and injuring a few others. The area had suffered days of heavy rain triggered by the lingering influence of tropical storm Nock-Ten. Scores of hilltribe people, mainly Karenni, were seeking refuge at the shelter after fleeing armed fighting in […]Read More


Landslides, floods kill 9 in Thailand, 6 others missing

BANGKOK, Aug 4 – Nine people died and six are missing in landslides, drowning and other storm- and flood-related incidents in Thailand’s North and Northeast, as the number of flood-hit provinces rose to 17, according to Public Health Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary Dr Narong Sahamethapat. The northern province of Mae Hong Son recorded the highest […]Read More


3 killed, 4 missing in Mae Hong Son mudslide

Three local villagers were killed and four others went missing in a mudslide in Mae Hong Son’s Sob Moei district on Wednesday following consecutive days of the heavy downpours. The victims were hilltribe people whose houses were on edge of the hills in the district. Read more: The NationRead More


Tropical storm Nock-Ten claims first victim in Thailand

Nock-Ten storm has ravaged 14 provinces of Thailand with one death reported in Udon Thani, according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department. These provinces are Phrae, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Mae Hong Son, Uttaradit, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Udon Thani, Nong Khai, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Nan… Read more: The NationRead More