Storm warning announced in Thailand on 26-29 September

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15:47 26/09/2011

BANGKOK, Sept. 26 — RIA Novosti, Yevgeny Belenky.
Storm warning on September 26-29 for the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand announced the Center for Disaster Prevention of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Thailand, said on Monday the Thai media.

From 26 to 29 September in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand are expected wave height of 2.5 — 3 meters, the wind and rain. Small craft and boats advised not to go to sea, the crews of large ships warning prescribes "caution."

The heaviest rains are expected in the provinces of Chanthaburi and Trat, which houses a number of tourist areas, including the island of Koh Chang (Ko Chang).

Storm in a usually calm waters is expected with the advent of the Indochinese peninsula tropical storm "Haytang", which on Monday to reach the Vietnamese port of Danang and will move into the territory of Vietnam and Laos — Thailand's neighboring country, said on Monday the Thai weather forecasters.

In Thailand, the brunt of the weather will be in the north-eastern part of the country where the border from the south-western Laos.

Despite the close calendar ending the season of monsoon rains, South-East Asia continue to suffer because of the large amount of precipitation. In Thailand and in some parts of Cambodia continued flooding, which began on the Thai territory at the end of July.

According to unofficial information from the Ministry of Health of Thailand, the floods so far killed 158 people, three people reported missing.

Centre for the Prevention of Natural Disasters Interior Ministry, weekly updates official information on the flood victims, while this figure is not confirmed. The report from the center of last week it was reported that in Thailand killed 140 people from the flood.


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