Thailand should keep a close eye on upcoming storms in the next two to three months to assess the possibility of a repeat of last year's floods, a weather expert said.
National Disaster Warning Centre chairman Smith Dharmasaroja said yesterday that flooding could occur this year depending on whether storm predictions hold true.
If storms hit the North and the Central Plains region and the volume of excess water that needs to be discharged from dams becomes unmanageable, significant flooding could result, Mr Smith said. He was speaking at a natural-disaster preparation workshop organised by the Office of the Basic Education Commission.
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