Floods in samui
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 2:19 pm
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http://www.thephuketnews.com/12-dead-as ... MwbZ1Tw.97The flooding, which is roof-high in some areas, has affected more than 700,000 people since it started a week ago, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
At least 12 people have died, according to counts from the ministry and local officials, as waters turn roads into rivers and rip away stretches of rail track.
the floods have also damaged more than 1,500 schools in the region, according to officials.
The downpour is expected to persist for at least two more days, according to the Meteorological Department, which warned of flash floods in eight of the hardest-hit provinces.
in recent years reports have shown that la nina or el nino have became stronger and the swing have become wilder and more unpredictable, read this somewhere before, cant remember the link anymorefrank lee bent wrote:it is La Nina
https://weather.com/news/climate/news/l ... e-november
sun spots, solar flares affect weather too, good news is that after 20+ years of banning CFC, ozone is recoveringphuketrichard wrote:and the sun is coming out