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Storm causes disruption in the south

Storm Noul hit southern Laos on Friday after passing through Vietnam, bringing heavy rain and flooding to many areas. In Xekong province, the main road in Ta-oy district was flooded on Friday, causing problems for traffic. A local official said “Livestock was moved to higher ground ...

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Typhoon Tokage changes path, more dangerous: weather bureau

The National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center last night warned that Typhoon Tokage has entered the East Sea with constantly changing path jeopardizing boats at sea. It is the ninth storm entering the East Sea and affecting Vietnam this year and expected to move north-northwest and north-northeast ...

Cyclone skirts Myanmar

A storm gathering in the Bay of Bengal is now anticipated to unleash heavy rain on Myanmar, but the cyclone has turned northwest and is forecast to hit India and Bangladesh instead. The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology said on October 24 that the cyclone is no ...

Typhoon Haima churns toward China after lashing Philippines

Typhoon Haima churned toward southern China on October 21 after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages and killing seven people. China suspended rail services in several provinces on the mainland’s south, where the typhoon is expected to ...

Trading estates prepared to ward off impending floods

The industrial sector is bracing for floods over the next several weeks and is relying on major reservoirs and flood prevention measures to safeguard industrial parks. The Meteorological Department has warned that a low-pressure system will hit several regions of Thailand. “This weather pattern is ...

Warmer oceans bringing more severe tropical cyclones to land

Human-caused climate change has made certain typhoons more frequent and severe. Tropical cyclones can cause devastating and lethal damage to East and Southeast Asian countries. But accurately tracking changes in the frequency and intensity of typhoons is challenging in part because the data on these storms hasn’t ...

34 provinces on alert as storm Rai covers Thailand

The Meteorological Department issued a warning on September 13 to people in 34 provinces in the North, Northeast and East to brace for heavy rain and stay tuned for weather updates. As of early Wednesday, tropical storm “Rai” was over Laos and the Northeast on September ...

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