Thai PM warns people in the North to take precaution against heavy rainfall and flash flood

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Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha prior to the cabinet meeting (Tuesday April 28).
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha prior to the cabinet meeting (Tuesday April 28).

Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Government Spokesperson, disclosed that Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha was concerned over people’s wellbeing due to the change of weather and summer storm in several areas, and warned the people in risky areas to be prepared for heavy rainfall and flash flood, while farmers were urged to take precaution to prevent damages to their crops.



The Prime Minister also closely followed up on flash flood situation in Chiang Mai’s DoiInthanon, and enjoined concerned agencies and local administrative offices to take good care of the affected people.

They were also ordered to closely monitor and assess weather situation so that the local people could be forewarned.

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According to the Northern office of the Meteorological Department, 40% of thunderstorm is forecasted in the Northern part of Thailand during April 27-28, 2020, before dwindling away from April 29 onward. (Thaigov.go.th)

Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Government Spokesperson.
Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Government Spokesperson.