Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology

Cambodia urges ADB to expand investment to combat climate change and natural disasters

Thor Chetha, Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, highlighted the Ministry’s priority of strengthening the forecasting system, early warning system, and early warning to vulnerable people to be vigilant as needed to reduce natural disasters and economic losses, and urged the Asian Development Bank to ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501488991/cambodia-urges-adb-to-expand-investment-to-combat-climate-change-and-natural-disasters/

Three ministries will increase more cooperation to help improve people’s lives

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Rural Development, and the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology will begin to increase cooperation more smoothly to help improve people’s livelihoods, benefit farmers, and provide economic efficiency to rural areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501484140/three-ministries-will-increase-more-cooperation-to-help-improve-peoples-lives/

Asia heatwave: Ministry says Cambodia temperatures could reach 42 °C, as at least 30 die in Thailand from heat

As Cambodia swelters under one of the most extreme heatwaves in recent years – with temperatures predicted to reach 42 °C – neighbouring Thailand has seen at least 30 deaths attributed to the high temperatures this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501478750/asia-heatwave-ministry-says-cambodia-temperatures-could-reach-42-c-as-at-least-30-die-in-thailand-from-heat/

Ministry: The Sulfuric Acid spills incident in Nam Khan River in Laos does not affect the quality of the river

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, the authoritative body in such matters, announced that the experts of Laos have confirmed that there was no impact on the quality of the Nam Khan Rive and Mekong River caused by the overturning of chemical trucks. ...

បុគ្គលិក​ ខ្មែរ​ថា​ម​ស៍​
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501469929/ministry-the-sulfuric-acid-spills-incident-in-nam-khan-river-in-laos-does-not-affect-the-quality-of-the-river/

Minister, World Bank discuss active and new water projects

The Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology received a senior World Bank delegation to exchange lessons learned from on-going water and irrigation projects to improve the implementation of a new one. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501459832/minister-world-bank-discuss-active-and-new-water-projects/

Thor Chetha presides over the handover ceremony of the Mavic 3E drone and Bathymetric Survey

The Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, Thor Chetha, on January 19, presided over the handover ceremony of “Mavic 3E Drone and Bathymetric” with the help of Chinese company Guang Dong and closing training courses on use for measurement and service to the water resources ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425992/thor-chetha-presides-over-the-handover-ceremony-of-the-mavic-3e-drone-and-bathymetric-survey/

Dry season temperature to hit 41 degree Celsius

The temperature during the dry season in 2024 is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius, according to the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. ...

Nop Sreymao
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412858/dry-season-temperature-to-hit-41-degree-celsius/

Water Resources minister calls for ‘Closer Monitoring and Stronger Action’ as Mekong water flows change

Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Thor Chetha has called for greater collective efforts to mitigate the impacts of flood and drought amid changing hydrological conditions on the Mekong River. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501403272/water-resources-minister-calls-for-closer-monitoring-and-stronger-action-as-mekong-water-flows-change/

Minimum temperature to drop to 18 degrees celsius this week

The minimum temperature would drop to 18 degrees Celsius from November 20 to 22, especially at the northeastern highland areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395432/minimum-temperature-to-drop-to-18-degrees-celsius-this-week/

Floods hit 2,075 families in Dangkor district

Water from the Prek Tnaot River has flooded more than 2,000 families from 10 communes in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501380870/floods-hit-2075-families-in-dangkor-district/

Ministry of Water Resources to beef up reservoir maintenance

The Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, Thor Chetha, instructed the provincial department to take care of the maintenance and improvement of the reservoirs and dams to avoid any possible incidents caused by floods. ...

Torn Vibol and Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501373308/ministry-of-water-resources-to-beef-up-reservoir-maintenance/

Ministry of Water Resources to beef up reservoir maintenance

The Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, Thor Chetha, instructed the provincial department to take care of the maintenance and improvement of the reservoirs and dams to avoid any possible incidents caused by floods. ...

Torn Vibol and Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501373308/ministry-of-water-resources-to-beef-up-reservoir-maintenance/

Govt, World Bank discuss water resources development

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has asked the World Bank to develop a management plan for the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers to ensure water resources, improve flood prevention and restore vulnerable rivers. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501367750/govt-world-bank-discuss-water-resources-development/

Ministry issues water conservation warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has urged farmers in rural and remote areas to use water cautiously as this year’s rainy season is expected to end earlier and bring less rainfall. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-issues-water-conservation-warning

Ministry calls on people to use water sparingly as the rainy season ends sooner than last year

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology calls on people to use water sparingly, especially people living in remote rural areas far from sources o water because this year’s rainy season ends sooner than last year. ...

Torn Vibol
https://tinyurl.com/24pamwzy

More rain expected across Cambodia from today

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has issued a notification on the weather situation in Cambodia from today to Sep 17, 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358399/more-rain-expected-across-cambodia-from-today-2/

Ministry outlines plans to tackle flooding in capital

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has announced a strategy for rapid rainwater drainage from canals, streams and rivers throughout Phnom Penh to mitigate flooding during the rainy season. Ministry secretary of state Chan Sinath spoke of the plan while chairing an emergency meeting on ...

Van Socheata
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-outlines-plans-tackle-flooding-capital

Japanese assistance sought to modernise meteorology sector

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has requested the Government of Japan to provide financial support, technical assistance and employee training in order to modernise and strengthen the meteorology sector in Cambodia. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501355333/japanese-assistance-sought-to-modernise-meteorology-sector/

Minister asks Japan for flooding support

During a meeting to discuss water resources with officials from the Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, Thor Chetha, the minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, proposed that Japan assist in addressing the nation’s flooding and drought issues. ...

Chea Sokny
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-asks-japan-flooding-support

MOWRAM calls for vigilance against possible weather related accidents

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has urged the public to be vigilant of possible accidents due to successive rainfall in the next few days. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501352283/mowram-calls-for-vigilance-against-possible-weather-related-accidents/

Ministry issues warning on rain, high winds and lightning for Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of more rainfall, accompanied by thunder, lighting and high winds throughout the country from today to August 15. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501339474/rain-along-with-gusts-warned-this-week-effects-to-start-from-today/

Many families in nine provinces hit by floods

Many  families in nine provinces have been hit by floods in recent days, which have inundated homes, schools and even led to injuries as well as fatalities. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336035/many-families-in-nine-provinces-hit-by-floods/

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