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Three Villagers Die from Flooding in Chiang Rai

Residents have been warned of possible flash floods and forest runoffs due to torrential rain

Residents have been warned of possible flash floods and forest runoffs due to torrential rain

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CHIANG RAI – The Northern Meteorological Centre warned that more heavy rain is expected in Chiang Rai and 11 other northern provinces. Three villagers died from flooding in separate areas of Chiang Rai on Saturday.

They were identified as Chan Yuenyongsaen, 80, from Mae Chan district, Thep Saengkaew, 58, from Mae Suai district, and Boonruang Phumthawong, from Muang district.

Residents have been warned of possible flash floods and forest runoffs due to torrential rain.

The Northern Meteorological Centre warned that more heavy rain is expected in Chiang Rai and 11 other northern provinces as Tropical Storm Dianmu batteres northern Thailand.

Residents in the north have been urged to get prepared and keep monitoring information about the water situation from authorities and the media.

 

 

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