Tags : Ping River


Flash floods in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Severe droughts along Ping

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 19 November 2012 (NNT) – A one-meter-high flash flood in Prachuap Khiri Khan province has affected over 100 households. A low pressure storm caused rains to persist in the province throughout the day yesterday. The raining culminated in a flash flood from Tanowsri mountain, which inundated Salalai and Silaloi sub-districts in Samroiyod […]Read More


THai PM Yingluck Shinawatra concludes her 4-day flood tour in

BANGKOK, 14 June 2012 (NNT) – Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra this afternoon visited Chiang Mai on the the last leg of her four-day flood trail excursion to inspect flood prevention measures and progress in eight provinces in the central and northern regions. Earlier this morning, Ms Yingluck stopped by the Bhumibol Dam in […]Read More


Flood measures unveiled in Thailand for short, long-term

A series of urgent measures to cope with next year’s floods will be implemented in Thailand within the next five months, according to a key member of the strategic committee for water resource management. The long-term measures will be executed in the next one to three years. These measures include construction of more permanent “monkey […]Read More

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Flood costs Chiang Mai 8 billion THB in losses

BANGKOK 2 October, 2011 (NNT) – The unprecedented flooding is estimated to cost Chiang Mai eight billion THB in losses. Mr Boonlert Buranupakorn, President of Chiang Mai Provincial Organization disclosed through a video conference that the damage caused by the current flooding was worse than that brought on by the flooding in 2005 which cost […]Read More

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Another massive flood runoff expected in Chiang Mai tonight

CHIANG MAI, 29 September 2011 (NNT) – Chiang Mai Governor M.L Panadda Disakul expected another round of massive flood runoff tonight which could increase the level of flood to that of last night. The Governor said after visiting affected homes and distributing food and other necessities that the situation had not improved. He added that […]Read More

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Chiang Mai flood damage Bt1 billion: Chiang Mai mayor

CHIANG MAI, Sept 29 – Chiang Mai mayor Tassanai Buranupakorn on Thursday apologised to city dwellers for his failure to prevent the Ping River from flooding the commercial area of Thailand’s largest northern province, which he initially estimated losses of at least one billion baht. The mayor expressed regret that Chiang Mai’s downtown was hit […]Read More

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Full efforts for Chiang Mai residents affected by floods: Thai

CHIANG MAI, 29 September 2011 (NNT) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is urging every sector to help Chiang Mai residents cope with rising flood levels. Knock-down houses are expected to be built to provide temporary shelters and survival kits will be distributed to help residents get through the ordeal. According to Ms. Yingluck, the […]Read More