To : The Filipino community in Thailand
Re : Flood Advisory Update
Further to the advisory issued on 16 September 2011 regarding precautionary measures in connection with flooding in Thailand, the Embassy wishes to update the community of the following:
1. The National Disaster Warning Centre today issued a flash flood advisory in the six (6) provinces of Petchabun, Loei, Phitsanulok, Khon Kaen, Chanthaburi and Trat. Those staying in the above areas are enjoined to be alert at all times since the flash floods are reportedly expected to occur today and tomorrow.
2. It is advised that continuous precautionary measures be undertaken for the following districts most affected in the abovementioned 6 provinces: Lomsak, Lomkao and Muang districts in Petchabun, Dansai district in Loei, Charttrakan, Wanhthong, Noen Maprang and Nakhon Thai districts in Phitsanulok, Phu Pha Man district in Khon Kaen, Klung, Makham and Khao Khitchakut districts in Chanthaburi, and Khao Saming and Bor Rai districts in Trat.
3. The floods still occur in the provinces of Sukhothai, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Singburi, Angthong, Ayutthaya, Lopburi, Saraburi, Suphanburi, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Ubon Ratchathani, Chaiyaphum, Yasothorn, Khon Kaen, Mahasarakam, Si Sa Ket, Chachoengsao, Nakhon Nayok, and Prachinburi.
Those planning to travel to the above provinces are advised to postpone their trips and to check the latest weather forecasts and local conditions by calling the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Information Line at 1672.
The Embassy will continuously provide pertinent advisories from Thai authorities regarding the flood situation.
MARIA TERESA L. TAGUIANG
Charge d’ Affaires, a.i.
21 September 2011