Thailand: DDPM announced 47 drought-affected provinces and 5 provinces in the South under severe floods
Mr.Vibul reported on drought situation that there were areas declared disaster zone covering 17 provinces in the North, 15 provinces in the Northeast, 5 in the Central plains, 7 in the East and 3 in the South.
As for flooding in the South, since 23 March there has been a prolonged heavy rainfall causing flash floods in many provinces, with 27,315 households damaged, affecting 61,568 people in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Surat Thani, Trang and 3 people were found dead in Chumphon province.
Meanwhile, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has sent authorities to render preliminary assistance and continuously monitor the situation closely.
News ID: 255403270014
Reporter : Nuttaporn Chanchokpong