Damage from storms across the Kingdom during the first five months of the year increased significantly.
The National Committee for Disaster Management today said damage from storms across the Kingdom during the first five months of the year increased significantly compared with the same period last year.
An increase of 300% compared to the same period last year.
The spokesman for the NCDM notes an increase in the number of people killed and injured during natural disasters last year.
More than 100 people are bitten by venomous creatures during recent floods across the Kingdom, but no one died, official said.
Number of dead from weeks of flooding across the country has risen to 15, the National Committee for Disaster Management says.
Three people die and thousands more are displaced while floods continue.
Authorities are beginning to assess damages done to several major roads and farms.
As floods hit major provinces of the country, the authorities are preparing for a new storm brewing in the South China Sea, officials said yesterday.
Nearly 70 people have died and over 70 injured during storms so far this year, including a staggering 65 deaths from lightning.
Lightning strikes have killed at least 50 people thus far this year, a government official said on Friday.
More than 100 houses are affected by rainstorms in three provinces this week.
Authorities evacuate 190 households in four communes due to severe flooding.
Authorities evacuate 100 families in Preah Vihear province as rainstorms continued to add rising water levels.
Authorities in Preah Vihear and Kampong Thom on high alert and standing-by as water levels continue to rise.
Tropical storm Sonca will bring heavy rain over the country as it crosses from China to the Mekong river basin.
Mr Vy said three boats also sank, two of which were later recovered. Eight fishermen were rescued but four are still unaccounted for.