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Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology

Australia donates water-modelling software to assist development

The Australian Embassy has donated its national water-modelling platform, eWater Source, to the Cambodian government as part of the nation’s ongoing support for sustainable water management throughout the Mekong region. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767289/australia-donates-water-modelling-software-to-assist-development/

Cambodia to get more downpours from today

More rain is expected to come across Cambodia, from Wednesday, Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, according to the new weather forecast released this morning by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM). ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756964/cambodia-to-get-more-downpours-from-today/

Ministry issues thunderstorm warning for several provinces

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology today warned of thunderstorms and strong winds occurring in provinces along the Dangrek mountain range and northeastern plateau from tomorrow until Thursday. ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755624/ministry-issues-thunderstorm-warning-for-several-provinces/

Much lower water levels recorded so far in 2020

RAINFALL and water levels in the Mekong river basin are very low this year, compared with 2018 and 2019, said Water Resources Ministry spokesman Chan Youttha ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753940/much-lower-water-levels-recorded-so-far-in-2020/

Rain restores 60,000 hectares of paddy across Banteay Meanchey

More than 60,000 hectares of rice paddy in Banteay Meanchey has been restored after large rainfalls were recorded across the country over the last three days, according to the province’s director of agriculture. ...

Sok Chan and Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753735/rain-restores-60000-hectares-of-paddy-across-banteay-meanchey/

More rain expected across Cambodia from today

More rain, from low to heavy, is expected to come across Cambodia, from today to August 11, according to the new forecast released Tuesday by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM).​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751858/more-rain-expected-across-cambodia-from-today/

NCDM puts in place action plans to deal with floods

The National Committee for Disaster Management has put in place action plans to respond and rescue people during the coming flood season, as forecasts indicate that this year’s water levels may be higher than last year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727687/ncdm-puts-in-place-action-plans-to-deal-with-floods/

Land encroachment causes floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the capital and provincial authorities to prevent encroachment on river banks, ditches, creeks, canals, water reservoirs and lakes to avoid the effects of water drainage and flood disasters. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721647/land-encroachment-causes-floods/

Preah Sihanouk clean water suppliers warned

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun warned he would revoke the business licences of water companies that do not collaborate with relevant officials to expand their reservoirs. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-clean-water-suppliers-warned

Canal renovation to rescue farmers fields in Cholkiri

The Kampong Chhnang provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology is speeding up dredging of a 3km canal channelling water from the Tonle Sap Lake to supply 4,000ha of rice fields in Koh Thkov commune, in Cholkiri district. ...

Khout Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/canal-renovation-rescue-farmers-fields-cholkiri

Heatwave to hit before rainy season: Ministry

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology is expecting temperatures to hit highs in some parts of the country until early May as a health official warns against entailing ailments. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700020/heatwave-to-hit-before-rainy-season-ministry

Mongkol Borey reservoir drying due to drought: Ministry

The Water Resource Ministry yesterday warned that the water level at the Mongkol Borey reservoir in Banteay Meanchey province is falling due to drought. In a statement on its Facebook page, the ministry noted that the reservoir only has enough water to supply Mongkol Borey ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50677841/mongkol-borey-reservoir-drying-due-to-drought-ministry

US promises aid for Kingdom’s looming water, climate crises

US Ambassador Patrick Murphy said the US was committed to helping the Kingdom address its water and climate issues, as well as attract better foreign investments. Murphy’s remarks came as he met with Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor and Minister of ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-promises-aid-kingdoms-looming-water-climate-crises

Pich Sros raises dam issues

Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) president Pich Sros on Tuesday raised four issues faced by residents of Kampong Speu and Takeo provinces regarding dam constructions and submitted his report to the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor. Sros told The Post that the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pich-sros-raises-dam-issues

MRC council approves new strategy to address droughts

Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor said on Tuesday that designing future systems and strategies for the Mekong River Basin is necessary to address the challenges of severe drought that continue to threaten livelihoods and the people’s way of life. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-council-approves-new-strategy-address-droughts

Ministry issues flood warning for 11 provinces

The Water Resources and Meteorology Ministry yesterday warned that 11 provinces risk flooding from heavy rainfall until next week.​ A ministry announcement said the heavy rains which began yesterday are due to a low pressure system.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50644107/ministry-issues-flood-warning-for-11-provinces/

Hun Sen issues new directive over impending floods

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday issued another directive to all relevant ministries, institutions and local authorities to take preventive measures to deal with upcoming floods. He noted a severe flooding in the upper Mekong provinces which occurred last week and that the water is only slowly ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50642107/hun-sen-issues-new-directive-over-impending-floods/

Mekong river floods hit Tboung Khmum

Nearly 40 homes have been relocated from the Mekong riverbank in Tboung Khmum province’s Kroch Chhmar district, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said yesterday. “About 500 metres of the riverbank in Chsach Brochhes village will collapse and 28 houses were in danger and have ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50639646/region-probes-social-security/

Water Resources Ministry issues Mekong flood warning

Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Lim Kean Hor has ordered all provincial department directors to be prepared for Mekong river floods as water from the river has started to overflow. Ya Voeun, Tboung Khmum provincial water department director, yesterday said that the water level of ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50638115/water-resources-ministry-issues-flood-warning/

NCDM: Deaths from natural disasters down 88% this year

Deaths due to natural disasters in the first eight months of the year were down 88 per cent on the same period last year, data from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) obtained by The Post on Monday showed. Natural disasters killed 87 people ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ncdm-deaths-natural-disasters-down-88-year

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