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26 provinces in the North, Northeast and South of Thailand have been told to brace for severe weather by the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department on Tuesday 10th September.

Chatchai Promlert, the department’s director general, warned that people living near hillsides and waterways in Tak, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Uttaradit, Phetchabun, Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Lamphun, Chiang Rai, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Udon Thani, Nongkhai, Bueng Khan, Nong Bua Lamphu, Loei, Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi and Trang should brace for heavy rain, flash flooding, forest run-off and possible landslides over the next five days, Sept 11-15.

People in the affected areas should keep an eye on the weather forecast for further warnings and comply with the advice given by the department Mr Chathai said.

There will also be strong wind-generated waves in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. All shipping should proceed with caution and small boats should remain ashore during this period.

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