BANGKOK, 14 July 2009 (NNT) - The
Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) issued a report
on flashfloods and inundations in 5 provinces.
DDPM Director General Anucha Mokkhavesa
stated that the continuous heavy rain during 11 to 13 July 2009 had caused
catastrophic flashfloods in the provinces of Phang Nga, Ranong, Satun,
Trang, and Nan. More than 15 districts, 49 tambons, 211 villages, 8,831
families, 30,044 people, and 58 houses have been seriously hit while other
damages are being inspected.
However, Provincial Disaster Prevention