Published: May 29, 2022
At least 35 people died amid heavy rainfall in northeastern Brazil on Friday and Saturday, as downpours lashed two major cities on the Atlantic coast, in what is the South American nation's fourth major flooding event in five months.
Published: Sep 16, 2021
The country will experience continuous rainfall, with isolated heavy showers in the North, the Northeast, the Central region, the East and the South’s west coast amid a monsoon trough even as a moderate southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea, the South and the Gulf of Thailand, the Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
Published: Sep 02, 2019
With a second blow to the flood-hit North and Northeast Thailand coming in the form of a tropical depression centred over Hainan, China, people are being warned to prepare for heavy to very heavy rain, with the severe conditions possibly causing flash floods and water runoff during September 2-4, Thai Meteorological Department director-general Phuwieng Prakhammintara said on Monday.
Published: May 20, 2019
Thailand officially entered the rainy season on Monday, even as Nakhon Ratchasima noted its “still-critical” drought situation with five dams and 23 medium-sized reservoirs holding only approximately 30 per cent of their water capacity, while 52 villages in nine districts were short of water for consumption and use.