Advise the people to follow news about the water situation nearby.

Public Health Department coordinates with 10 provinces and Bangkok to monitor the water situation in the Chao Phraya River Basin. From September 20, 2023 onwards, people are advised to follow news from the government closely. Follow the instructions strictly.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DPA), as the Central Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Directorate (Division of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation), has been informed by the Royal Irrigation Department that from the influence of the monsoon trough across the northern region. the northeastern and central regions, along with a low pressure area covering the northeastern region This causes upper Thailand to have more rain and heavy rain in some areas. It is expected that on September 20, 2023 at Station C.2, Mueang District, Nakhon Sawan Province. There will be a volume of water flowing through approximately 900 - 1,200 cubic meters per second. and there will be approximately 90-120 cubic meters of water from the tributaries per second. This causes the water volume above the Chao Phraya Dam to be between 990-1,320 cubic meters per second. Therefore, it is necessary to drain water through the back of the Chao Phraya Dam. At a rate between 700 – 1, 000 cubic meters per second causing low-lying areas outside the water barrier around Khlong Pong Phaeng Ang Thong Province, Khlong Bang Ban, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province and Hua Wiang Subdistrict, Sena District, Lat Chit Subdistrict, Tha Din Daeng Subdistrict, Phak Hai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province (Noi River) will have water levels increase from the present by approximately 0.60-0.80 meters from September 20, 2023 onwards, with no impact on community areas.

The Central Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Division (CDC) coordinates 10 provinces, including Uthai Thani, Chainat, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Suphan Buri, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, and Samut Prakan. including Bangkok Watch and closely monitor the water situation. Especially low-lying areas outside the dike, along with public relations warnings to people living on both sides of the Chao Phraya River. Low risk area along the river Watch out for rising water levels and prepare to deal with the water situation. Including being prepared to move things to higher ground away from the flood line. as well as coordinating with local government organizations and related agencies in the area Check the water barriers and flood prevention lines to make sure they are strong. To prevent the water level from overflowing across the dike. Also prepare materials and equipment. Disaster machinery To prepare for operations to provide assistance to the people 24 hours a day.

For the public, please follow news from the government closely. Follow the instructions strictly. and prepare to deal with disaster situations that may occur and if you have suffered from a public disaster You can report an incident and ask for help via Line "Security Department receives incident notification 1784" by adding a friend Line ID @1784DDPM and Safety Hotline 1784 24 hours a day. In addition, people can follow disaster alert announcements on the app. Application “THAI DISASTER ALERT” anytime, anywhere

Source: Thai News Agency