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BANGKOK: --Flooding-hit regions inside the Northeast, and the majority of of Bangkok about to have more rainfall

The Weather Bureau warned yesterday of heavier down pours in the Northeast tomorrow where tropical storm Wutip is predicted to strike upper Vietnam, mainly because areas of Thailand, particularly Isaan, consistently reel under flooding.

The department also cautioned that individuals residing in flood-risk areas in Central and Eastern Thailand, particularly Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaew, Chanthaburi, Trat and Chachoengsao need to prepare for heavy rainfall and a possibility landslides during this time period.It is approximated at 80 % belonging to the capital, will see rainfall.

The nation's significant reservoirs currently store 47,262 million cubic metres of water, about 67 % of their potential. Therefore, they were able to still keep yet another 22,800 million cubic metres of water.Tanks in the Central and Northeast persisted to raise caused by rain. It verified that the dept would certainly give attention to handling water in reservoirs, taking into consideration the level of rainfall in addition to targeting at store adequate water within the upcoming 2 months for the forthcoming dry season.

The overflow circumstance in Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani would probably boost over the next few days.

Yesterday, P.M. Yingluck traveled to a flood-hit region at Wat Bot in tambon Bang Krabeu in Pathum Thani's Sam Khok district.

Thailand had 1,245 millimetres of rainfall up to now this current year, 32 % under in the year 2011. Ayutthaya's Bang Ban region observed the Chao Phraya River get higher by 1.5 metres over its banks even though Angthong's Pa Mok district observed a metre increase over its banks. Low-lying regions external the flood-barrier zone on the eventually left and right banks of the Chao Phraya would probably observe floodwater 60cm to 1.5 metres deeply, which usually was a common circumstance.

Yingluck also presided over a event to present 360 boats regarding saving flooding sufferers and procured 30 flat-bottom yachts as well as 1 communications vehicle right from Honda's Khiang Khang Thais Account to move onto the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department.

The east of Bangkok would not really endure serious water damage such as in 2011 simply because this would likely be just be a transit point for floodwater.

In the meantime Ayutthaya Governor Wittaya Phiewpong stated although flooding in the state seemed to be not as terrible as in 2011, they required sluice gates in Bang Pakong and Bang Pu locations to seem launched so that floodwater in Bangkok and upstream runoff in Ayutthaya could possibly be relieved. Even though we are a water-retaining region, we do not expect a continuous flood.

Riverside inhabitants in Pa Sak in Ayutthaya happen to be prompted to transfer their belongings higher after Pa Sak Cholsit Dam brimmed at 93 % limit. Uthai Thani's Muang district noticed a obstacle on the Tak Daed stream break, inundating some 20,000 rai of rice grounds in tambon Nong Phai Baen and Noenm Lek.

In Prachin Buri, all 7 regions were struck. Kabinburi district's tambon Kabin was under 3 metres of water, even though farmland and homes in tambon Ban Hoy, Koh Loy, Prachantakham in addition to tambon Ban Tham in Sri Mahapho region were under 2 metres of water. Sri Mahapho noticed 200 flood-hit villagers coming from tambon Tha Toom and Sri Mahapho proceed a road-block outcry pertaining to the 2nd day, calling for the launching of the Had Yang water-gate to deplete water.

All 5 regions in Si Sa Ket have been wrapped up, such as Muang district, with 1,850 citizens evacuated to 12 shelters. In a 9th death, Sam Deepak, 49, drowned while fishing.

In Phetchabun in the Upper Central area, 12 villages in tambon Ban Khok in Muang district endured the toughest flood in 15 yrs. The water amount had been 1.5 metres since 5am a day ago, and also which affects 2,000 residences.