Torrential rain warning for Thailand as Tropical Storm Conson approaches

Swipe down the hatches, there’s some heavy rainfall coming within the next 24 hours and most of the country will get it. The Thai Meteorological Department says the strategy of Tropical Storm Conson means most areas are in for some very moist conditions. Conson is currently transferring in a north-westerly direction, throughout the central Philippines, headed for Vietnam. Over the following 24 hours, there’s a 70% – 80% probability of rain throughout all elements of the nation, excluding the South. The heavy rainfall is anticipated to continue until Monday of next week.
According to a Bangkok Post report, the Royal Irrigation Department has warned of the danger of downstream surges in rivers, which might be triggered by torrential downpours, including in Bangkok’s Chao Phraya. Prapit Chanma from the RID says all irrigation projects in areas likely to be affected have been ordered to watch water levels.
Simple as ABC goes on to say that in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, all districts have been ordered to watch the water ranges of reservoirs, with a few of the smaller dams already full. Governor Kobchai Boon-orana says latest rainfall signifies that the smaller-sized reservoirs have already reached no less than 60% of their capability. However, a quantity of larger dams can nonetheless take more water, supplied there’s no repeat of the torrential downpours that struck the province final 12 months….

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