Damage from storms across the Kingdom during the first five months of the year increased significantly.
The spokesman for the NCDM notes an increase in the number of people killed and injured during natural disasters last year.
Nearly 70 people have died and over 70 injured during storms so far this year, including a staggering 65 deaths from lightning.
Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed to all authorities to well prepare for flooding to rescue villagers when a natural disaster occurs.
More than 100 houses are affected by rainstorms in three provinces this week.
Nhim Vanda says disaster management in Cambodia has improved compared to last year.
At least 70 people died and more than 100 people were injured due to natural disasters in the first nine months of this year.
A woman has been killed by lightning as she sat under her house in Koh Kong province’s Botum Sakor district.
Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor urging authorities and the public to be wary of impending floods.
Floods that slam Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey destroyed more than 2,000 homes, killing two and causing $1 million in damages.
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.
Mr Vy said three boats also sank, two of which were later recovered. Eight fishermen were rescued but four are still unaccounted for.
A 59-year-old man was killed by lightning in a rice field on Monday in Prey Veng province. He was walking his cows home at the time.