Thailand makes artificial rain to fight drought ASEAN

Thailand makes artificial rain to fight drought

The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation of Thailand has started an urgent campaign to make artificial rain in the face of widespread drought in many areas although it’s now the rainy season in this country.
Thailand warns of looming drought World

Thailand warns of looming drought

Thailand is going to experience its worst drought in a decade, as average precipitation across the country has fallen far short of monthly averages, said the Meteorological Department.
Indonesia: torrential rains force hundreds to evacuate World

Indonesia: torrential rains force hundreds to evacuate

The Indonesia disaster mitigation agency said on April 26 that heavy rain has pounded the capital city of Jakarta, causing the Ciliwung river to burst its banks, prompting flash flooding in at least 17 areas, and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate.
Hanoi to apply HSDC Maps in flood warning Environment

Hanoi to apply HSDC Maps in flood warning

The flood warning in Hanoi will be implemented via the HSDC Maps application, which can be used on smart phones, according to General Director of the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company Vo Tien Hung.
Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases Health

Binh Phuoc records nearly 1,000 malaria cases

The southern province of Binh Phuoc has recorded 973 malaria cases in the first half of the year, up by 66 percent year-on-year, including one death, reported by the provincial Department of Health on July 16.
Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases Health

Dengue outbreak risks remain despite fall in new cases

Although the number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam in the first months of this year posted a year-on-year decrease of 41.4 percent, there remain numerous latent risks of the disease to break out, according to the Department of Preventive Medicine.