Sun, 07 Jan 2018 01:00
‘La Nina’ weather in 2018 increases likelihood of major flooding: experts
Similar weather conditions to those that occurred during the nation’s second most severe flooding in 1995 is predicted for this year, according to weather experts. They are warning that an expected “La Nina” condition will bring more rain and storms than usual to Thailand, and that increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather should be expected as a result of climate change.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 01:00
‘We know what happened last time’: Thais brace for La Nina
Udomsuk Udompaiboon points to the fence around his house, at a long, faded brown line higher than his shoulder.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:51
El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms
TEMERLOH, Malaysia - Withering drought and sizzling temperatures from El Nino have caused food and water shortages and ravaged farming across Asia, and experts warn of a double-whammy of possible flooding from its sibling, La Nina.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:00
Damaging El Nino tipped to end around June
MORE RAIN is predicted this year than in 2015, as the El Nino weather effect is weakening but the country is not expected to face a strong La Nina phenomenon following that, the Meteorological Department has said.
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 00:00
Even worse flood crisis this year unless govt is decisive
Water experts yesterday urged the government to be decisive about flood-prevention measures in order to prevent a repeat of last year's severe flooding, as the La Nina phenomenon is expected to bring early rains and more storms this year.