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Storm floods remain in 16 provinces

BANGKOK: Flooding caused by last week’s passage of Storm Dianmu remains in 16 provinces, with about 101,000 families still affected, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported today (Oct).

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By Bangkok Post

Wednesday 6 October 2021, 04:53PM


Soldiers help residents move a motorcycle from their flooded home in Ban Talad Pradu village of tambon Krachorn in Phimai district, Nakhon Ratchasima, today (Oct 6). Photo: Prasit Trangprasert

Soldiers help residents move a motorcycle from their flooded home in Ban Talad Pradu village of tambon Krachorn in Phimai district, Nakhon Ratchasima, today (Oct 6). Photo: Prasit Trangprasert

Flood levels were still rising in only two provinces, reports the Bangkok Post:

- In Ang Thong’s Muang, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Wiset Chan Chan and Samko districts; and

- In Khon Kaen’s Waeng Noi, Waeng Yai, Khok Phochai, Chonnabot, Mancha Khiri, Non Sila, Phra Yuen, Ban Hat and Ban Phai districts.

Floodwater was subsiding in:

- Sukhothai’s Muang, Si Samrong and Khiri Mat districts

- Phitsanulok’s Wang Thong, Phrom Phiram and Bang Rakam districts

- Nakhon Ratchasima’s Sung Noen, Non Sung, Muang, Phimai, Pak Thong Chai, Non Thai, Khong, Chakkarat, Muang and Kaeng Sanam Nang districts

- Ubon Ratchathani’s Muang and Warin Chamrap districts

- Nakhon Sawan’s Muang, Phayuha Khiri and Krok Phra districts

- Uthai Thani’s Muang district

- Chai Nat’s Manorom, Wat Sing, Noen Kham, Hankha, Sankhaburi, Sapphaya, Muang and Nong Mamong districts

- Lop Buri’s Muang, Chai Badan and Ban Mi districts

- Saraburi’s Wang Muang, Kaeng Khoi, Muang, Chalerm Prakiat, Sao Hai, Nong Don, Ban Mo, Don Phut, Nong Saeng and Nong Khae districts

- Suphan Buri’s Bang Pla Ma and Song Phi Nong districts

- Sing Buri’s In Buri, Khai Bang Rachan, Muang and Phrom Buri districts

- Ayutthaya’s Phak Hai, Sena, Bang Ban, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Bang Sai, Bang Pa-in, Tha Rua, Nakhon Luang and Bang Pahan districts, and

- Pathum Thani’s Muang and Sam Khok districts.

Since Sept 23, Storm Dianmu had caused floods in 32 provinces, affected about 298,000 families and killed nine people: six in Lop Buri, two in Phetchabun and one in Chai Nat, the department reported.

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