Thirty people have died in the floods that hit the northeast of the four provinces, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said yesterday.
More than 1.5 million people have been affected by floods in 86 districts in lower Northeast region. Assembly
of farmland has been flooded with 1.6 million, and by Piyachart
Insawang, Nakhon Ratchasima province, acting director of the Department
of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation.
this region, six districts and sub-districts level flood-waters - Chum
Phuang, Chok Chai, Khon Buri, non-Sung, Chalerm Prakiet and Lam
Thamainchai - has remained constant, at Phimai, however, is expected to
At the same time, the amount of run-off from a large Lamtakong Dam flooded Nakhon Ratchasima city. At least five low-lying communities along the river are closed to cause serious, and there are 30-50 centimeters of water. Thousands of residents have left their homes.
Nakhon Ratchasima Lamtakong Project Operation and Maintenance of the
heavy downpours from Tropical Storm retreat and monsoon conditions in
the province in the last 30 days were the main cause of the flood. However, officials expect the flood waters will recede in the next seven days.
Chaiyaphum, some 16 districts declared disaster areas. Twenty-two
districts in Buri Ram declared a disaster area, the bottom of the Lam
River Plain Mat after the burst, its banks and submerged in three
Meanwhile, the three regions continue to be full of fire