Disasters

Storms

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/meteorology-ministry-issues-weather-warning

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/storm-destroys-2302-houses-injures-two-people-svay-rieng

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/26-storms-forecast-rainy-season-five-or-six-overflow-mekong

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minsitry-calls-more-vigilance-during-storms

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-beware-thunderstorms

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lightning-and-storms-claim-three-lives-so-far-year-says-ncdm

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/greater-thunderstorms-come-warns-government

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/storm-damages-road-property-koh-kong

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-cham-storm-injures-two-damages-houses

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/severe-storm-damages-least-20-houses-koh-kong-province

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50303052/storms-damage-houses/

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100185/weak-storm-approaching/

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5097622/typhoon-tembin-bring-heavy-rain-next-week/

Hundreds of homes damaged in storms

More than 700 houses and three schools have been affected by storms over the past three days in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nob district. District governor Sar Kakada said the storms took place from Monday to yesterday across three communes. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5097271/hundreds-homes-damaged-storms/

Kirogi typhoon to bring heavy rains, winds

The 25th typhoon of the year, Kirogi, currently sweeping the Southern Vietnam Sea will soon arrive in the delta region of Tonle Mekong River, causing heavy rain and strong winds in the Kingdom. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5091114/kirogi-typhoon-bring-heavy-rains-winds/

Storms forecast brings flood alert

Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor has urged local authorities and the public to be wary of impending floods caused by heavy rains expected from today until Sunday. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078539/storms-forecast-brings-flood-alert/

Tbong Khmum residents evacuated as Mekong floods moves south

Hundreds of riverside families in Tbong Khmum province were on Monday evacuated away from the flooding Mekong River, even as the provinces hit hardest by tropical storm ‘Sonca’ last week returned to normalcy and evacuees shuffled back to their homes. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/tbong-khmum-residents-evacuated-as-mekong-floods-moves-south-133086/

Preah Vihear officials assess flood damage

As flood waters recede in Preah Vihear province, authorities are now facing a rising damage bill with at least 14 kilometres of roads in need of repair. ...

Khout Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-officials-assess-flood-damage

More villagers evacuated as floods continue

Authorities yesterday evacuated 190 households in four communes within Oddar Meanchey’s Trapaing Prasat district due to severe flooding, one day after 100 families were ferried to safety in Preah Vihear province, where two people died.​ ...

Sen David and Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5075386/villagers-evacuated-floods-continue/

One drowns as floods hit Preah Vihear

One teenager drowned and at least 30 families were evacuated as the Stung Sen river swelled over one meter higher than emergency levels in Preah Vihear province, authorities said on Wednesday, as at least five other provinces recorded flooding from Tropical Storm Sonca. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/one-drowns-as-floods-hit-preah-vihear-132935/

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