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18 Jun 2018 description
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Four coastal villages in Phangnga's Takua Pa district have been declared disaster zones after being hit by huge waves stirred up by rainstorms, as authorities warn of possible mudslides and runoff in six coastal provinces in the South.

The Meteorological Department has issued a warning about strong winds and high waves in the Andaman Sea and the upper part of the Gulf, and the Department of Mineral Resources has alerted its networks in six southern provinces to possible mudslides and run-off from Monday until Wednesday.

07 Jun 2018 description
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NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A dengue outbreak in the lower Northeast has led to 488 infections being recorded since the beginning of this year, mostly involving children, the Office of Disease Prevention and Control reported Wednesday.

The region 9 office said the 488 infections were reported in four provinces: 233 cases in Nakhon Ratchasima, 56 in Buri Ram, 64 in Chaiyaphum and 135 in Surin. No dengue-related fatalities were reported.

Most of the infected were aged 10-14 years, with those aged 5-9 the next largest group.

06 Jun 2018 description
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WRITER: PRASIT TANGPRASERT

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A dengue outbreak in the lower Northeast has led to 488 infections being recorded since the beginning of this year, most of them children, the Office of Disease Prevention and Control reported on Wednesday.

The region 9 office said the 488 infections were reported in four provinces - 233 cases in Nakhon Ratchasima, 56 in Buri Ram, 64 in Chaiyaphum and 135 in Surin. No dengue-related fatalities were reported.

Most of the infections were in children aged 10-14 years, with 5-9 year-olds the next largest group.

05 Jun 2018 description
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Authorities in 61 provinces across the country are bracing for possible heavy rain over the next week, that could trigger severe flooding, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) says.

Department director-general Chayapol Thitisak said warnings were issue as result of present weather conditions, checks on waterway levels and forecasts from the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD).

01 Jun 2018 description
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Govt expects situation to improve on 2017

Flood-related problems will be less severe this year unless the country faces freak storms, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach said on Thursday.

He said agencies are ready to collaborate and have prepared for the rainy season, which officially started last weekend. He drew particular attention to the Department of Royal Irrigation, which is now on full alert while monitoring the situation.