PM Yingluck officially launches national water and weather archive

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from Government of Thailand
Published on 28 Feb 2013 View Original

BANGKOK, 28 February 2013 (NNT) – The Prime Minister has officially opened the country’s archive that is full of information related to water resources and weather patterns for future use.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, on Wednesday, chaired the official launch of the national water and weather data archive, initiated under the state policy to equip the country with a complete collection of information that can be used for disaster forecast and warnings.

The newly-opened archive has been set up also to enable related state agencies to analyze water mass, its flow and the areas likely to be hit by disasters, which include flooding and drought.

The PM stated that the archive is considered another big step for Thailand and its water resources management plan, which will also help boost various governments’ confidence among in the country.

Ms. Yingluck went on to say that the national water and weather data archive will coordinate information from 12 related agencies, such as the Royal Irrigation Department, the Meteorological Department, the Marine Department and Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization).

The Premier said all efforts will not only help the government solve problems but make it ready to send out warnings to all state offices and the public as early as possible.

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