BANGKOK, 22nd July 2018 (NNT) - The flood situation in eight provinces has reportedly been improving as authorities have rushed to help those in need.
The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) said today that Typhoon Son Tinh caused flash floods and mudslides in 11 provinces: Phichit, Nakhon Sawan, Trat, Phrae, Phetchabun, Phitsanulok, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Tak, Ranong, Kanchanaburi and Phetchaburi, during July 17 and 21.
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A causa de los recientes eventos meteorológicos permanecen 69 personas desplazadas en todo el territorio nacional (55 en Canelones, 8 en Cerro Largo, 4 en Florida y 2 en Maldonado) y 7 rutas nacionales cortadas que afectan básicamente s los departamentos de Canelones, Colonia y Soriano. Última actualización: Viernes 20 de julio, 12:30 horas.
Evolución del evento
NAKHON PANOM, 17 July 2018 (NNT) – Floods have hit seven provinces of the northeastern region of Thailand due to the influence of a low pressure front sweeping over the country from the South China Sea with citizens told to monitor weather forecasts closely.
People in the North and Northeast have been warned to brace for torrential rain between Wednesday and Saturday due to the influence of tropical storm Son-Tinh, which is strengthening over the South China Sea.
The Meteorological Department's storm warning, issued early Wednesday, said Son-Tinh packed a maximum sustained wind of 70 kilometres per hour and was moving westward at 35kph.
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