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Aerial seeding operaton to begin late this month to restore forests

BANGKOK-The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has adopted His Majesty the late King Bhumibol’s sustainable development teachings to restore Thailand’s forest eco-system. In a joint...

Royal Rainmaking Dept to conduct cloud seeding over Sa Kaeo

SA KAEO - The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation plans to conduct cloud-seeding operations to assist local farmers and replenish 16 reservoirs...

Thai reservoirs becoming desiccated as drought drags on

CHAI NAT – Reservoir levels keep dropping as drought continues in various parts of Thailand, according to the latest report. Parts of the Chao Phraya...

Army helps residents affected by drought

SA KAEO,(NNT) - The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation and the Royal Thai Army have provided assistance to residents affected by water shortages...

Cloudseeding operations increase water reserves

BANGKOK,(NNT) - The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation has revealed that it has conducted more than 450 cloud-seeding flights over the past...

Government agencies helping drought-affected farmers

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, 23 March 2017 (NNT) - Government agencies have offered assistance to farmers in several provinces affected by the drought crisis. In Nakhon Ratchasima,...

RID mobilizes water pumps and trucks to tackle drought

BANGKOK,(NNT) - The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has prepared water pumps and water trucks nationwide to handle the drought situation, in coordination with the...

Water level in Lam Takong dam has dropped to the lowest...

The Royal Rain-making and Agricultural Aviation Department has stepped up cloud-seeding efforts since October 15 with the hope of adding more water into dams...

Yala requests cloudseeding operation amid low water reserves

YALA - Bang Lang Dam in Yala province has requested a cloudseeding operation, as water reserves have fallen below expected levels. The latest report from...

Agriculture Ministry to map out drought contingency plans

BANGKOK, 4 September 2015 (NNT) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has assigned the Department of Agricultural Extension and the Royal Irrigation Department...

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Anti-government demonstrators gather at Thammasat University, Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators showed up in front of the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University facing Sanam Luang ground while local police were present to ensure...

Heavy rain hits eastern and northeastern Thailand as storm Noul moves in

Tropical Storm Noul has caused heavy rainfalls in Thailand’s northeast as the Category 3 tropical storm made landfall in Vietnam’s Hue city early on...

Songkhla border closed, Thais in Malaysia urged to cross border in other provinces

The Malaysian authorities have recently closed Bukit Kayu Hitam border crossing temporarily, making it impossible for Thais in Malaysia to return through Sadao border...

Anti-government protesters break into campus in Bangkok

Anti-government demonstrators forced their way into the ThaPrachan campus of Thammasat University, set up their stage in its football field and planned to move...