• Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    UK Covid strain not more severe than others- The Lancet

    2 studies by The Lancet say there is no evidence that the recent UK Covid-19 variant, B117, is not more severe than other strains. Despite the bit of good news, the study did say that the particular strain is more transmissible, meaning its viral load is higher and well as its reproduction rates. The recent study, indeed, gives backing to…

  • Weather

    Flooding damages 5 northern provinces, more rains predicted today

    5 provinces in Thailand’s North, namely Chiang Mai, Phayao, Lampang, Nan and Phrae, suffered serious flooding yesterday, causing damage in 15 districts, 189 villages and more than 1,400 households. Nan province suffered the most, with 960 households in 6 subdistricts damaged and 1 person dead. The director general of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation explained that the heavy…

  • Weather

    Heavy rains, thundershowers predicted nationwide

    Thailand’s Meteorological Department says a low pressure cell is covering the upper Bay of Bengal, and the strong southwest monsoon across the Andaman Sea and Thailand is becoming stronger. Continuous rains are predicted across much of the country today, especially in the afternoon, with isolated heavy rains in some areas. People in the North, the East and the South are…