On the RECORD
Smith Dharmasarojana, former director-general of the Meteorological Department and present chairman of the National Disaster Warning Council Foundation, is interviewed by Bangkok Post reporter KING-OUA LAOHONG and blames current catastrophic flooding in the country on poor water management.
Does the widespread flooding send any unusual signal?
This incident does not result from a natural disaster. Our problem is that we do not know how to manage water. We did not assess from the beginning of the rainy season whether there would be lots of rain and how much water should have been held in the dams.
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