As flooding subsides in several provinces, officials hope a new typhoon will stay on course by moving through northeastern Thailand and weakening over land instead of passing over inundated eastern and central provinces.
The Office of National Water and Flood Management Policy and the Meteorological Department are keeping an eye on the movements of Typhoon Nari, which hammered the Philippines on Saturday and is expected to move inland from Vietnam next week.
Nari is expected to hit Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday before weakening to a tropical storm and depression, causing light to moderate rainfall in Thailand, the department said on Saturday. (Story continues after graphic)
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