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

Severe storm damages at least 20 houses in Koh Kong province

Northwestern and central Cambodia could see lightning and rainstorms in upcoming days, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology warned on Tuesday, a day after storms damaged or destroyed at least 20 houses and a school building in Koh Kong province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Storms damage houses

Nearly 400 houses across the country sustained damage caused by storms from Saturday to Tuesday, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said on Sunday, adding that rain would continue to fall until the end of this week. ...

Pech Sotheary

Weak storm approaching

Cambodia will be affected by tropical storm Bolaven over the next five days, with rainfall expected around most of the country, especially in coastal and lowland areas. ...

Pech Sotheary

Typhoon Tembin to bring heavy rain next week

All provinces, especially those along the border with Vietnam, will be affected by heavy rain when Typhoon Tembin hits next week. The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology announced that Tembin appeared in the Pacific Ocean yesterday and is currently in the Philippines. ...

Mom Kunthear

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