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City braces for tropical storms

Sluice gates raised, pumps boost drainage

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State agencies are bracing for heavy rain and potential flooding with tropical storm Gaemi expected to lash the country over the next few days, and another large storm forecast to hit on Oct 20. 

Pruksa housing estate in Chachoengsao’s Muang district has been inundated by overflow from Khlong Prawet BuriRom for about a week. The picture was taken from a camera mounted on a remote-controlled helicopter. SITHIKORNWONGWUDTHIANUN

The second storm has been named Phrapiroon, and is forecast to follow almost directly in the footsteps of Gaemi _ hitting the lower Northeast, East, Central region and upper South of the country.

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