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Tsunami Alert Lifted in Thailand

The National Disaster Warning Centre has lifted the tsunami warning after an 8.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra on Wednesday afternoon, centre director Somsak Khaosuwan said. Grp Cpt Somsak said he was confident that there will be no tsunami in … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake effect on Thailand Update

The TAN (Thai-Asean News Network) update at 20:00 Thai Time. Here is an update by TAN (Video will be available at around 20:40 Thai Time (13:40GMT) when upload finished): Related articles Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast (steveriches.wordpress.com) Update: Tsunami … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast

A massive earthquake has struck off of the Indonesian coast. Tsunami warnings have been issued around the Andaman Sea Coastal areas in Thailand. According to initial reports, the quake tremors were felt in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and India too. A … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast

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Thailand Floods October 2011

Northern provinces of  Thailand have seen some of the worst flooding in over 50 years recently with over 300 confirmed deaths so far as a direct result of the floods. September/October are the months that usually see the worst of … Continue reading

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Songkran Time

It’s now very hot and today the Songkran festival starts… The temperatures are rising, and today it’s time for the Songkran Festival of Water to start. Thailand‘s most celebrated festival is the Songkran Festival. It starts April 13 and lasts … Continue reading

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South Thailand Storms – Compilation

Here is a compilation of images from the South Thailand storms and flooding March/April 2011. Related Articles South Thailand – Recovery Begins (steveriches.wordpress.com) Thailand flood death toll rises (bbc.co.uk) South Thailand Still Suffers Heavy Rain (steveriches.wordpress.com) Floods Submerge South Thailand … Continue reading

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South Thailand – Recovery Begins

After many days of rain, storms and flooding and two drier days, the recovery can now get started. The government yesterday announced that it was providing 6.2 billion baht amongst other aid packages to help the flood victims in the … Continue reading

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South Thailand Still Suffers Heavy Rain

Throughout the evening of 31st March and all day and evening on April 1st, here in Hua Sai the rain refused to ease. This added to the flooding and saw flood levels rise substantially, however as the winds dropped the … Continue reading

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Floods Submerge South Thailand

Reports show that at least 12 people have been killed in the floods that have hit 8 southern Thai provinces, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Surat Thani, Trang, Chumphon, Songkhla, Krabi and Phang Na. The prime minister visited Nakhon Si Thammarat … Continue reading

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