Podul

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Flood waters reach Roi Et in Thailand’s north-east

    PHOTOS: Thai Rath Run-off from last week’s heavy rains around Khon Kaen and parts of the north-east, have now made their way to the province of Roi-Et, south east of Khon Kaen. A large number of households and farming areas are now flooded after concrete barriers in Nong Hin Village of Panomprai District were breached by strong currents, according to…

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    Monsoon rains and storm Podul: 16 deaths and over 100,000 homes affected so far

    PHOTO: Floodlist.com The head of Thailand’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) says that a combination of monsoon weather in the south of the country, and tropical storm Podul in upper provinces, has so far caused 16 deaths and left over 102,000 households affected. Chayaphol Thitisak adds that 10 provinces are still flooded, with nearly 1,500 residents evacuated from 15…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Mae Hong Son school inundated by flooding in Thailand’s north

    The clean up is continuing today at a school for hilltribe children in Mae Hong Son’s Mae Sariang district in far north Thailand was hit by mountain runoff and floodwaters from last week’s heavy rain. The Ban Pho Sor School in Tambon Saohin was inundated by mountain runoff following heavy rains late Friday and into Saturday. The school provides education for…

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    Rescuers evacuate residents from Phitsanulok villages in north central Thailand

    PHOTO: Phitsanulok HotNews A village in Phitsanulok’s Wang Thong district in north-central Thailand, has been totally inundated after a river burst its banks early this morning. Water started rising in the Fuangfah village in the Wang Thong district around 2.30am when the Wang Thong River overflowed. Rescuers rushed to the village by boat to evacuate the residents. Levels rose very…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    New storm brings more rain to Thailand’s north-east

    PHOTO: The Nation North-east provinces are being told to get ready for another bout of heavy rains that could last until tomorrow. Although ‘storm ‘Podul’ passed through the region on Friday and Saturday, another storm over southern China is impacting the weather in north-eastern Thailand. The storm currently is near Hainan Island in the northern South China Sea. The Thai…

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    Torrential rain in Thailand’s north and north-east from Podul

    ‘Podul’, the tropical storm that came out of the South China Sea and headed westward through Vietnam into the north of Thailand, has now weakened but inundated parts of the north-east and northern Thailand in its wake. Flooding in and around Khon Kaen has been reported to be as high as three metres with over 1,000 houses inundated. Homes and cars…

  • Northern Thailand News

    ‘Podul’ batters Phrae as it weakens across northern Thailand

    by Kanyasorn Thintip, Nisanart Kangwanwong – The Nation As former tropical storm “Podul” continued to weaken yesterday as it plodded westward across north -central Thailand, the Sun Men district in the northern province of Phrae was battered yesterday morning, with toppled trees and power poles, and roofs blown off houses. Provincial governor Pongrat Piromrat called an urgent meeting of all district…

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    Phuket’s Patong beach temporarily closed due to poor weather

    PHOTO: Thai Meteorological Department The lingering remnants of tropical storm Podul passing through the north of Thailand, and currently making itself felt in Phuket, has lead Patong Chief Lifeguard Somprasong Sangchart to declare Patong beach closed for the day, with red flags posted the length of the beach. Mr Somprasong urges beach-goers to heed the warnings and stay out of…

  • World News

    Podul bringing rain and strong winds to the north and northeast of Thailand

    Tropical storm Podul is weaken as it crosses into the north of Isaan and the north of Thailand today. The storm centre is currently north of Khon Kaen, heading westward. Podul crossed through Vietnam last night where it started to weaken. The low pressure system is now bringing rain and strong winds to parts of Thailand’s northeast and will affect…

  • World News

    Podul plods towards Vietnam’s coast and will bring rain to northern Thailand over weekend

    Tropical storm Podul is still moving towards Việt Nam with the eye of the storm sitting to the south-west under China’s Hainan island, in the north of the South China Sea this afternoon. It is slowly moving westward towards Vietnam’s northern central coast. Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister says the storm will cross the coast tomorrow and cross the country into…

  • Thailand Weather Updates

    Tropical storm Podul heads for Thailand

    PHOTO: khaosodenglish.com Provinces across Thailand have been put on high alert as tropical storm Podul heads this way. The Thai Meteorological Department has issued a warning that Podul is a category 3 storm likely to bring torrential rain and very strong winds to many parts of the country. The storm is currently moving west through Hainan to the Gulf of…