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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

Serious flooding across country

The Kampong Speu provincial Committee for Disaster Management on Wednesday issued an alert after non-stop heavy rain caused widespread flooding. In Koh Kong province, authorities are working with the disaster committee and the Cambodian Red Cross to assist those affected after more than 350 homes ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/serious-flooding-across-country

Rice farmers bracing for droughts, floods

Though the rice-planting season has started and nationwide rice cultivation this month has been higher than planned, farmers are worried that adverse weather events caused by climate change will ruin their crops. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ planning and statistics department, the ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28321/rice-farmers-bracing-for-droughts--floods/

Group demands Don Sahong investigation

An environmental youth group has asked the National Assembly’s head of the Environment and Water Resource Commission, Pol Hom, to visit and investigate the pollution that will be caused by construction of Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower dam. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24811/group-demands-don-sahong-investigation/

Gov’t warns big dry spell, extreme weather coming

The country is headed for a prolonged dry spell for the first half of next year as the El Nino weather phenomenon hits hard, the government warned yesterday, urging people to put water conservation plans into effect now. ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/19069/gov---t-warns-big-dry-spell--extreme-weather-coming/

Ministry issues warning as tropical depression moves in

Those living along the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers were warned Sunday by the Ministry of Water Resources to exercise caution in the coming days as a tropical depression is expected to lead to flooding. Typhoon Rammasun has killed more than 100 people in ...

Ouch Sony
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ministry-issues-warning-as-tropical-depression-moves-in-64527/

Gov’t seizes 4 boats for breaking dredging ban

The Ministry of Water Resources seized four boats on Wednesday for allegedly breaking a government ban on river sand dredging in Phnom Penh and is searching for the owners. The city issued the ban last year in response to what it said was an oversupply of ...

Hay Pisey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-seizes-4-boats-for-breaking-dredging-ban-60603/

Cambodians warned of bad weather

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology appeals to the Cambodian people to be careful as Cambodia is currently experiencing bad weather which can harm lives of people and animals. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=MzZiMzRhMmMwNDE

Villagers prepare for storm

Cambodians in the northern provinces are preparing for the remnants of super-storm Typhoon Haiyan, though forecasts now predict it will only mildly affect the Kingdom. In a warning issued on Friday, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said high winds and heavy rainfall would likely ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-prepare-storm

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