Historic severe drought wreaks havoc in parts of Thailand

Historic severe drought wreaks havoc in parts of Thailand

Historic severe drought has so far affected 32 000 ha (70 073 acres) of rice crops in Thailand's Phimai district. Officials observed the situation in the district and found rice on 32 000 ha (79 073 acres) have wilted and are on the verge of dying as various…

1 000 homes damaged as strong storm sweeps through Chiang Mai, Thailand

1 000 homes damaged as strong storm sweeps through Chiang Mai, Thailand

Up to 1 000 homes have been damaged as severe storm accompanied by heavy rain and strong winds hit Thailands' Chiang Mai Province over the Easter weekend. Thai PBS said 10 districts were blacked out for several hours when the freak summer storm hit the region on…

Tropical Storm “Pabuk” to hit Thailand with heavy rain, strong winds

Tropical Storm “Pabuk” to hit Thailand with heavy rain, strong winds

Tropical Storm "Pabuk" is expected to make landfall over southern Vietnam around 12:00 UTC on January 4, 2018, bringing heavy rain and strong winds. It will then continue toward Andaman and Nicobar Islands where landfall is possible sometime around 12:00…

Four waterspouts form near a beach in Koh Lipe, Thailand

Four waterspouts form near a beach in Koh Lipe, Thailand

Four waterspouts formed almost simultaneously near a beach in Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea, southern Thailand on November 25, 2018, stunning holidaymakers in the area. This rare weather phenomenon took place just before noon (LT) near the village of Chao Lay and…

Deadly thunderstorm, tornado hits Thailand

Deadly thunderstorm, tornado hits Thailand

At least one person was killed this week in Thailand as intense thunderstorms swept across the country. The storm wreaked havoc in 24 provinces this week, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said. 14 of them are in the country's Northeast, 4 in…

Worst hailstorm in 30 years hits Thailand’s Nakhon Phanom province

Worst hailstorm in 30 years hits Thailand’s Nakhon Phanom province

What is described as the worst hailstorm in 30 years hit NE Thailand's Renoo Nakhon district of Nakhon Phanom province on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The storm brought heavy rain and ping-pong sized hail for several hours, forcing residents to run for cover….