Heavy rains forecast in Northeast


UBON RATCHATHANI, 26 July 2015 – The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in the Northeast during this week.

The monsoon trough which passed through the upper North of Laos and reached the equatorial trough in the upper North of Vietnam will cause cloudbursts in 60-70 percent of the region between July 26 and 30.

Farmers are advised to prevent their paddies from blast disease and keep their cattle away from muddy or wet ground and the weather condition during the period will be conducive to foot-and-mouth disease.

Other regions will experience cloudy sky and scattered thunder showers in 30-40 percent of the areas during today and tomorrow.