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Two Chiang Mai districts declared cold-spell disaster zones

Two districts in Chiang Mai have been declared cold-spell disaster zones after the temperature there plunged between four to seven Celsius degrees Monday, a senior official said.

Phatthanida Sadudee, chief of the Chiang Mai Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, said the Om Koi and Fang districts were declared cold-spell disaster zones.

Monday saw the mercury on top of the Doi Inthanon drop to 3 Celsius degrees.

Phattanida said the cold spell affected 95 villages in six tambon of Omkoi and affected two villages in Fang.

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