Uttaradit

NAN, Nov 14 – Winter tourism in Thailand’s northern province of Nan is doing well this year in terms of visitors and bookings, as the rise in room reservations foretells rising income for local businesses.
LAMPANG, Sept 4 – Thailand’s Meteorological Department today warned that heavy rain is likely in various parts of upper Thailand and local residents should beware of flash flood through Thursday.
PHRAE, June 8 - Flash floods have hit several areas in Phrae, cutting a rail line, while train service to the north have been suspended in Uttaradit.
UTTARADIT, 2 June 2012  - Forty conscripts of a cavalry unit were immediately taken to Uttaradit’s Fort Phichaidaphak Hospital after they all suffered headaches, fever, fatigue, breathing difficulties, and accelerated heartbeat. Military officials put up a sign that declared the hospital to be in quarantine...

Flash flood warning for several areas

Monday, 04 June 2012 09:45
BANGKOK, 3 June 2012  - The Meteorological Department has issued a nationwide flashflood warning saying many areas of the kingdom will see widespread rain, with heavy precipitation in certain parts.

DDPM: Droughts ease up in 8 provinces

Thursday, 31 May 2012 11:33
BANGKOK, 30 May 2012 - The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reports that droughts have ended in 8 provinces while 43 other provinces remain on the drought-affected list. 
BANGKOK, 27 May 2012  – The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) is stepping up its games to prevent possible disasters, induced by heavy rain forecast for the week ahead. 
UTTARADIT, May 22---- Thailand’s northern province of Uttaradit on Tuesday introduced two new varieties of non-smelling durians, which is bringing a boom to the province.

DDPM issues flood alerts in 10 provinces

Wednesday, 09 May 2012 09:51
BANGKOK, 8 May 2012  - Residents in 10 provinces have been urged to brace for flash floods and mudslides today and tomorrow, as the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) is keeping a close eye on the weather condition. 
BANGKOK, April 27-- Amid the the Thai capital’s current extreme hot weather, the country’s oldest zoo, the Dusit Zoo, also known as Khao Din, has been spraying water and stepping up measures to cool off the animals, according to a zoo veterinarian.
CHIANG RAI, Feb 23 – Two northern provinces of Chiang Rai and Uttaradit have been declared disaster zones affected by drought, as locals are facing water shortages and crops have been damaged.
BANGKOK, Feb 13 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a number of cabinet ministers begin a five-day trip to observe rehabilitation and flood prevention plans in upstream to downstream provinces hit by flooding last year.
BANGKOK, Feb 8 – Thailand’s Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry on Wednesday admitted that the current flood in Sena district of Ayutthaya resulted from intentional water discharges from two major dams further north.
UTTARADIT, Jan 29 – Sirikit Dam in Uttaradit province has released more water, aiming to cut retention capacity to less than 50 percent in preparation for the next rainy season.

Thailand's flood claims 675 lives

Tuesday, 06 December 2011 10:23
BANGKOK, Dec 5 - Thailand's flood-related death toll rose to 675 on Monday with three persons remaining missing, the Emergency Operations Center for Flood, Storm and Landslide reported.
UTTARADIT, 20 October 2011 -The Public Department in Uttaradit province has been informed that the water being released from the Sirikit dam has been lowered to reduce the impact of floods in Thailand’s central region.
UTTARADIT, Oct 17 - The country’s three major dams on Sunday reduced the amount of water being released from their reservoirs to help relieve Thailand’s downstream flood problems.
UTTARADIT, 5 October 2011  – The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has confirmed the strength of Sirikit Dam in Uttaradit province and its ability to retain water amid incessant rains while denying the rumor that the dam has begun to break.
PHRA NAKHON SI AYUTTHAYA, Sept 13 – Thailand’s central province of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya on Tuesday was preparing for flooding likely to hit the provincial seat while overflowing waters of the Chao Phraya River flooded communities in upriver in Nakhon Sawan.
PHRA NAKHON SI AYUTTHAYA, Sept 13 – Thailand’s central province of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya on Tuesday was preparing for flooding likely to hit the provincial seat while overflowing waters of the Chao Phraya River flooded communities in upriver in Nakhon Sawan.
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