Weather

Coral off Phuket suffering from bleaching

by Thai PBS Corals have started to bleach off the coast of Phuket. The problem is due to the warming…

2 months ago

Maha Sarakham districts have no water at all, Phuket gets first decent rain for the year

Tap water has run completely dry in six villages in a Maha Sarakham district, right in the middle of Thailand's…

2 months ago

Top 10 ways to save water at home

Hot weather and Thailand's boom-or-bust water issues (floods in wet season and water shortages in the hot season) are a…

2 months ago

Freak storm batters Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok

A random summer storm has struck Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport this afternoon. The freak storm affected more than 18 flights…

2 months ago

Phuket faces critical water shortages if the monsoon doesn’t arrive soon

Phuket is now, officially, experiencing water shortages, with water in the province’s three catchments just enough for the supply of…

2 months ago

Phuket’s water supply in a critical situation

Phuket's water lords are now admitting the island's water situation is in a critical situation - a situation they have…

2 months ago

SUV catches fire sitting in Trang’s hot sun

PHOTOS: Earn Benjakun A SUV has caught fire while it was parked in the hot southern sun in Trang over…

2 months ago

Massive fire at Koh Samui incinerator – VIDEO

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Government Public Relation Department Region 5 An incinerator caught fire on Koh Samui, off the coast of Surat…

2 months ago

Beware exploding phones – warning about leaving phones in hot cars

PHOTOS: Facebook/Ying Yupa Anan Don't leave your mobile phone in your car if it's going to be parked outside in…

2 months ago

Freak summer storms damage 1,000 houses around Chiang Mai

PHOTO: Thai PBS Up to 1,000 homes were damaged by gusty winds and storm cells over the weekend around Chiang…

2 months ago

Summer storms leave 6,900 homes damaged this month

More than 6,900 houses, mostly in a patch through the central-north regions of Thailand, have been hit by summer storms…

2 months ago

Forecast drought will weaken the Thai economy

Thailand suffers calamities at both ends of the annual weather spectrum - both drought and flood. But as the demands…

2 months ago

Phuket’s water lords confident of supplies and back-up plans

PHOTO: Welcome to the moonscape - Bang Neow Dum off Srisoonthorn Road Well in to the second half of April in…

2 months ago

Central and upper Thailand residents warned to stay indoors

Thailand’s Meteorological Department is warning people to avoid out-door activities due to the current high temperatures which are forecast to…

2 months ago

Central and north swelter with threats of summer storms

The mercury shot up to 40C in Bangkok yesterday and 35 other provinces in north and north-east Thailand also experienced…

2 months ago

Central Thailand hit by Songkran storms

Over 300 houses have been damaged after thunderstorms lashed seven districts of Kamphaeng Phet province, in central west Thailand, at…

2 months ago

Severe localised storms predicted for central, north and north-east until April 16

FILE PHOTO The meteorological office (TMD) says there could be localised severe thunder storms for the entire upper area of…

2 months ago

Thailand swelters under the Songkran sun

Temperatures are soaring around the country, right on time, as the Songkran holiday kicks in. People are heading home for…

2 months ago

Phuket’s water supply scraping the bottom of the three dams

The temperature hit 34 degrees today, light winds and 10% chance of rain for the rest of today (code for…

2 months ago

Situation critical for Phuket’s water supply

Phuket has an acute water shortage. But there has been no warnings or even suggestions of restrictions from the Phuket…

2 months ago