Drought Devastating Rice Crops in North and Northeast of Thailand

"Unless it rains heavily this month, the rice crops will be decimated, water trucks had been sent to drought-hit areas to provide temporary relief.

Drought Devastating Rice Crops in North and Northeast of Thailand

The severe drought, which has forced many farmers in Northern and Northeastern Thailand have given up on growing rice and have now allowed cattle to graze on their failed rice crops. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha apparently expressed “grave concern” over the situation in the North and the Northeast, assistant defence spokesman Phatchasak Patirupanon said yesterday. […]