Southern floods

STARTING DATE: 9 Jan 2017

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TOTAL UPDATE: 46 STORIES

The South of Thailand was hit by the worst floods in 30 years from late December 2016 to early January. At least 21 people died and almost a million were affected.

Southern floods
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15 Jan 2021

Anti-flooding plans agreed

A government committee on Thursday approved four flood prevention projects in Bangkok and a water supply project in Pattani.

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Anti-flooding plans agreed
29 Jan 2017

Flood death toll hits 91, four people still missing

The flood death toll in the South reached 91 yesterday. Four people remain missing, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM).

29 Jan 2017
28 Jan 2017

Houses to be relocated to prevent floods in Surat Thani

SURAT THANI: A total of 12 houses heavily damaged by recent floods will be moved to new locations to ensure that they will no longer block drainage routes if future flooding occurs.

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Houses to be relocated to prevent floods in Surat Thani
27 Jan 2017

7 provinces still flooded, death toll 90

Seven southern provinces are still flooded and people living in the lower South have been urged to be on full alert for severe weather, strong wind waves and continuous rain as the northeast monsoon still prevails in the region.

27 Jan 2017
7 provinces still flooded, death toll 90
26 Jan 2017

Prayut visits flood-hit Surat Thani

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his entourage flew from Don Mueang military airport to Surat Thani province on Thursday morning to see the flood situation and visit flood-hit people.

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Prayut visits flood-hit Surat Thani
25 Jan 2017

Long-term solution planned for flooding in South

The entire national disaster prevention and mitigation plan will be overhauled and long-term measures put in place the solve the problem of flooding in the South, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Wednesday.

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Long-term solution planned for flooding in South
25 Jan 2017

Krungthai lends B3.5bn to flood-hit SMEs

Krungthai Bank (KTB) will extend 3.5-billion-baht loans with relaxed terms to small and medium-sized enterprises affected by southern flooding for their business rehabilitation.

25 Jan 2017
Krungthai lends B3.5bn to flood-hit SMEs
24 Jan 2017

Floodwater slowly receding in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT -- Floodwater has begun to recede, leaving only low-lying areas still inundated, in this southern border province.

24 Jan 2017
Floodwater slowly receding in Narathiwat
24 Jan 2017

Pity the South

Barely recovering from a two-round bout with severe floods, the deep South gets word that Round 3 of heavy rains and floods is on the way.

24 Jan 2017
Pity the South
23 Jan 2017

Flood toll: 85 killed, 4 missing

Eighty-five people are confirmed killed and four are still missing in the flooding that has hit Prachuap Khiri Khan and 11 southern provinces since Dec 1, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Chatchai Promlert said on Monday.

23 Jan 2017
Flood toll: 85 killed, 4 missing