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Satun, Phitsanulok join drought list

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The number of provinces battling severe water shortages has risen to 20 with Satun and Phitsanulok the latest victims. 

Water levels in Khlong Si in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani have fallen sharply, forcing some farmers to give up their second rice crop. (Photo by Pongpat Wongyala)

The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department's latest update on Saturday included the two provinces among the areas declared emergency zones.

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