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Tropical storm raises deluge fear

King doesn't see floods lasting for long this year

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A tropical storm forming in the South China Sea is expected to hit Thailand this weekend, threatening the Northeast and the Central Plains, including Bangkok, with heavy downpours. 

A construction worker builds a floodwall in front of Don Mueang airport on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok yesterday. The airport was severely flooded late last year. THITIWANNAMONTHA

"If our forecast is correct, it will be the first tropical storm to hit the country this year," said Prawit Jampanya, acting director of the Weather Forecast Bureau.

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