Warning: Heavy rain, flash floods
- Published: 17 Sep 2013 at 14.31
- Online news:
The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department on Tuesday issued a severe weather warning for people in 14 provinces in the West, East and South.
Chatchai Promlert, the department’s director general, warned that people living near hillsides and waterways in Chonburi, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Petchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun should brace for heavy rain, possible flash flooding, forest run-off and mudslides over the next five days, Sept 18-22,
People in risk areas should closely follow the weather forecast and disaster warnings, and strictly comply with the advice given by the department, he said.
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