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

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

Lightning strikes, fires, storms kill 90 in Cambodia in January-July

Lightning strikes, fires and storms had claimed 90 lives in Cambodia in the first seven months of 2023, the spokesperson for the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry calls for vigilance of possible natural disasters

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of possible natural disasters, especially strong winds and high waves at coastal areas between July 19-25, 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN to mobilise final two batches of relief items to Myanmar

​The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) will mobilise the final two batches of relief items to Myanmar on June 16 and June 22 by sea. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Crops, homes casualties of storms in Cambodia

Many houses and crops were damaged by heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong winds, as the country goes through its rainy season. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Wind storm whips O Meanchey province, destroys 80 dwellings

The Oddar Meanchey provincial Disaster Management Committee announced that one person was injured and 80 homes were damaged – along with the loss of the roof of a school – by heavy rain and strong winds on the evening of March 5. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Vigilance against weather phenomena, especially at coastal areas urged

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed to people to be vigilant of possible phenomena such as thunder, lightning, gusts, strong wind and high waves this week, particularly at coastal areas. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

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

Storm devastates provinces, destroys houses

More than 200 homes in Battambang and Oddar Meanchey provinces were damaged on Wednesday due to a storm. No injuries or casualties were reported. ...

Pech Sotheary

NCDM warns of extreme weather, need for action

A National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) report has warned of the danger of extreme weather in Cambodia and a need to take action. The NCDM’s first vice-president, Kun Kim, attributed 95 deaths to 336 rainstorms which hit 22 provinces in 2019. ...

Mech Dara

Committee notes sharp rise in storm figures

The National Committee for Disaster Management yesterday said more than 300 storms last year killed eight people, injured more than 100 and destroyed thousands of homes. Keo Vy, an NCDM spokesman, said there were 336 storms, an increase of 68 percent compared with 2018 when there ...

Mom Kunthear

Meteorology ministry issues weather warning

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued renewed weather warnings on Thursday of thunderstorms, strong winds and powerful waves predicted until next Wednesday. It also urged the public to take great care regarding lightning strikes. ...

Voun Dara

Storm destroys 2,302 houses, injures two people in Svay Rieng

A total of 2,302 houses were destroyed on Friday in a storm in Svay Rieng province, with many collapsing or having their roofs torn off, National Committee for Disaster Management spokesman Keo Vy said on Sunday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Up to 26 storms forecast for rainy season, five or six to overflow Mekong

A Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology spokesman said on Tuesday that there will be up to 26 storms this rainy season, but of those, only five or six will cause the Mekong river to overflow or result in general flooding. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Minsitry calls for more vigilance during storms

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology called on Wednesday for increased vigilance as Cambodia continues to be in a trough of low atmospheric pressure while facing high pressure from Thailand, leading to dry season rains, sudden strong winds and lightning strikes. The ministry’s notice ...

Long Kimmarita

PM: Beware of thunderstorms

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on people to be careful in thunderstorms, which have so far this year killed at least three people and destroyed scores of homes, with more predicted in April and May. The prime minister also ordered the Cambodian Red Cross ...

Ry Sochan

Lightning and storms claim three lives so far this year, says NCDM

A National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) report, seen by The Post on Monday, shows that as of Monday, storms and lightning have killed three people and injured 10 others so far this year. NCDM spokesman Keo Vy said 39 storms have occurred in 17 ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Greater thunderstorms to come, warns government

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has warned there will be greater instances of thunderstorms this year than previously and appealed for people to be vigilant during the early hot season rains. The ministry announcement, issued on Saturday and obtained by The Post on Sunday, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Storm damages road, property in Koh Kong

Following two days of heavy battering by tropical storm Pabuk, Koh Kong authorities are continuing to repair the road alongside Bak Khlong beach, while locals mended their stalls and boats, a provincial spokesman said on Sunday. Sok Sothy told The Post that the weather in ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Kampong Cham storm injures two, damages houses

Nearly 500 homes were damaged and a father and son injured during severe winds and heavy rains in Kampong Cham province’s Batheay district on Saturday. Duong Nha, Batheay district deputy police chief, said the storm damaged 496 homes in San Dek and Trorp communes. Of ...

Phak Seangly

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