CHIANG RAI – The Meteorological Department reports that heavy rainfall will grip northern Thailand over the next few days.Â Rainfall is predicted to intensify in Chiang Rai between 3rd and 6th July.
Residents in highland areas should be on the alert for flash floods resulting from thunderstorms and accumulated precipitation.
Provincial authorities in risk areas have been instructed to brace for flash floods and landslides due to heavy rains and to monitor the situation around the clock and ensure that their equipment has been prepared in case of emergency.
Officials have been instructed that victims must be rescued or aided swiftly.
Requests for assistance can be made by calling Hotline 1784 around the clock.