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.

For any urgent specific request for assistance, the Embassy 24-hour emergency hotline number is 0899265954. The Embassy’s email address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it can also be used for any information that members of the community may wish to convey regarding their situation in any of the flooded areas.

The Embassy will continuously provide pertinent advisories from Thai authorities regarding the flood situation.

Charge d’ Affaires, a.i.

21 September 2011