• Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
    opinion
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:12
    Pabuk's outer bands hits Pak Panang district 
    The impact of tropical storm Pabuk was already being felt in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Panang district on Friday, with collapsed electrical poles, floods from sea water and heavy rains.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:25
    Tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in
    Tens of thousands of tourists have fled some of Thailand's most popular islands and resort areas as Tropical Storm Pabuk closes in and threatens to batter the southern part of the kingdom with heavy rains, winds and seven-metre (22-foot) waves.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:41
    Urgent : Typhoon Pabuk to cause heavy rains, rough seas in Vietnam
    The first major storm of 2019, internationally known as Typhoon Pabuk, is moving west-northwest at a speed of 15km per hour and is expected to cause rough seas and heavy rains in southern localities, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 19:30
    Rescuers search for survivors in deadly Indonesian landslide
    Rescuers are searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain left at least nine people dead and dozens missing in western Indonesia, an official said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:27
    Nakhon Si Thammarat awash after heavy rains
    Several areas of Nakhon Si Thammarat province were flooded on Sunday morning following heavy downpours. Water drainage systems were overwhelmed, sending excess volumes across the surface of many roads.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 17:05
    Warning of more wet, windy weather ahead
    Heavy rains in various parts of upper Thailand since Friday night caused flooding in areas of Bangkok and central provinces on Saturday morning, while the Thai Meteorological Department warned of more thundershowers in the Northern, Northeastern, Central, Eastern regions this weekend.
    national
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:52
    Ten southern provinces warned to brace for heavy rains on Wednesday
    Residents of 10 southern provinces have been warned to brace for severe conditions due to heavy rains throughout Wednesday from the influence of the remnant storm Toraji.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:23
    Nakhon Si Thammarat floods as hit by 100 millimetres of rain
    The downtown of Nakhon Si Thammarat was under water on Wednesday after the southern province was hit by overnight heavy rains.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:45
    Heavy rains predicted in South as remains of Toraji hits
    Southern provinces from Surat Thani down are expected to be lashed by heavy rains on Monday and Tuesday as a low-pressure system from tropical storm Toraji moves over the area, the Meteorological Department said.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:03
    Bangkok hit by freak rains
    Traffic snarls hit several Bangkok roads after the capital was hit by freak rains at noon on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:52
    Three Prachuap Khiri Khan districts remain under water, more than 12,000 families affected
    Three districts in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan are still reeling from the flooding caused by heavy rain since November 7, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:20
    Villagers marooned after heavy rains rescued
    Rescue workers on Monday braved floodwaters to evacuate 21 people who were marooned and had been starving for three days in a valley of the Tanaosri mountain range in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
    national
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:40
    Man escapes via car window as floods gush into road tunnel
    KUALA LUMPUR - An alert driver quickly climbed out of his car's window to safety when he saw water suddenly gushing into a road tunnel near Jalan Tun Razak here during heavy rain on Sunday evening (Nov 11), flooding his car within minutes.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 10:08
    Heavy rains to stay at six southern provinces
    Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Ranong, Phangnga and Phuket will continue to be hit by heavy rains throughout Saturday, the Meteorological Department said.
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