Disasters

Floods

More rain forecast due to storm Molave, amid flooding crisis

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology yesterday announced that tropical storm Molave, currently causing havoc as it crosses the Philippines, will soon drop further rain on Cambodia, already suffering from devastating floods. Cambodia expects the impact of Molave from October 28 through 29, with ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776745/more-rain-forecast-due-to-storm-molave-amid-flooding-crisis/

Gov't Says Cambodia Facing Most Severe Flooding in Years

The flooding was caused by torrential rainfall from tropical storms, and has killed at least 12 people and affected more than 30,000 households across 17 provinces nationwide, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM).​ ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/govt-says-cambodia-facing-most-severe-flooding-in-years/5621010.html

Rice exports ‘unaffected by rain’

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has claimed that the floods, which have had the biggest impact on the agriculture sector, will not hurt the country’s rice exports this year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775239/rice-exports-unaffected-by-rain/

GDP numbers rendered uncertain by floods

Flooding has created uncertainty over the Kingdom’s economic outlook this year, with various figures bandied about and thousands of households and paddies affected. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775085/gdp-numbers-rendered-uncertain-by-floods/

Economy damaged by severe rain, flooding

Flooding has caused delays in the transportation of goods for many days as national roads suffer damage, costing the country’s economy dearly because the government will have to spend more on repairs. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774871/economy-damaged-by-severe-rain-flooding/

Floods claim 18 lives throughout Cambodia

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) this morning reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 18 people, including 8 children. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774057/floods-claim-18-lives-throughout-cambodia/

Thousands still suffering from floods

A National Committee for Disaster Management report released yesterday said that severe flooding continues to impact some 193,268 people across the Kingdom. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773724/thousands-still-suffering-from-floods/

Ministry issues flood safety guidelines for factories

The Ministry of Labour issued guidelines for factory owners yesterday to help prepare them for floods as Phnom Penh and other provinces have been hit hard by heavy rainfall. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773794/ministry-issues-flood-safety-guidelines-for-factories/

Flood instructions issued for schools to bolster safety

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Wednesday issued guidelines for schools to lessen the impact of flood damage. Minister Hang Chuon Naron said the recent flash floods have affected school buildings, study materials and equipment. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/flood-instructions-issued-schools-bolster-safety

Floods force road closures,13 dead

After inspecting heavily flooded roads in the country, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport urged specialists in Phnom Penh and the provinces to ban traffic on the most-affected roads to reduce safety risks to citizens and prevent damage to property. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floods-force-road-closures13-dead

Heavy rain brings more misery to industry

Hard on the heels of the hardship of the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has left hundreds of thousands unemployed in the manufacturing and tourism sector, Cambodia’s industry is now struggling with the challenge of heavy flooding, which is particularly harming the  agriculture sector. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772449/heavy-rain-brings-more-misery-to-industry/

Flash-flood chaos in the capital

Day-long heavy rain on Sunday caused unprecedented flash floods which wreaked havoc in the capital. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772451/flash-flood-chaos-in-the-capital/

Floods kill at least 10 and wreak havoc in Kingdom

Flash floods continue to cause chaos in several parts of the Kingdom, especially in Pursat and Battambang provinces, taking at least 10 lives nationwide.   ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772055/floods-kill-at-least-10-and-wreak-havoc-in-kingdom/

“Water level emergency” – flash floods strike several provinces

Torrential rain has caused flash flooding across several provinces, with Pursat provincial authorities announcing a water level emergency for the second time. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770123/water-level-emergency-flash-floods-strike-several-provinces/

Flash floods hit multiple provinces

Torrential rain has caused flooding across several provinces, with authorities announcing an emergency, temporarily banning travel as water levels continue to rise. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765184/flash-floods-hit-multiple-provinces/

Extreme drought intensifying in Northeast Cambodia while storms lash other areas

The extreme drought around the Sekong, Sesan and Srepok rivers in northeast Cambodia is forecast to intensify this week, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) says. In its latest forecast, the MRC Flood and Drought Management Centre in Phnom Penh said the extreme drought would expand ...

Sao Da/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752366/extreme-drought-intensifying-in-northeast-cambodia-while-storms-lash-other-areas/

Data-driven analytics to provide vital decisions for flooded roads

As Cambodia’s annual monsoon season starts again this month (usually June to September) large downfalls that flood city streets will bring renewed frustration and delays for commuters travelling to work or for social outings. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732272/data-driven-analytics-to-provide-vital-decisions-for-flooded-roads/

Ministry reports damage from droughts and floods

Floods and droughts destroyed some 67,000ha of paddy fields in the Kingdom last year, resulting in minimal declines to yields and land available for cultivation, the Ministry of Agriculture reported on Monday. Ministry spokesman Srey Vuthy joined a government press unit briefing on Monday to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-reports-damage-droughts-and-floods

Canal restoration in Preah Sihanouk set to be done in three months

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said at the start of the restoration of five canals in Preah Sihanouk province on Monday that the work had to be completed in three months to avoid further flooding. A report by the Ministry of Public ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canal-restoration-preah-sihanouk-set-be-done-three-months

Five canals to be expanded in Preah Sihanouk province to mitigate against flooding

The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority plans to clear and expand five canals spanning some 26km starting on Monday, to mitigate city flooding which had previously affected areas in their vicinity. Provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun asked the relevant authorities to inform and advise people to demolish ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-canals-be-expanded-preah-sihanouk-province-mitigate-against-flooding

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