Koh Kong suspends visits to eco-tourist sites due to rains

The Governor of Koh Kong province, Mithona Phouthorng, called on all tourists to suspend travel to remote eco-tourism sites due to the dangers presented by sudden changes in the weather. ...

Nang Veasna

Typhoon expected to lash northern provinces, worsen flooding

Typhoon Noru, which is expected to make landfall tomorrow in central Vietnam, will cause flash flooding in northern Cambodia, the weather ministry warned, as other parts of the country are still grappling with incessant rains. ...

Ouch Sony and Khan Leakhena

River floodgates opened as rainfall persist: official

People living in the delta region along the Prek Tnaot River in Kampong Speu province should be on the lookout for flash floods as water levels in some large reservoirs have risen above caution levels and water resources officials have opened some sluice gates to ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Hun Sen: Filled-in lakes not cause of flooding in capital

Prime Minister Hun Sen said people who criticised the authorities’ response to flash flooding in Phnom Penh were jealous of the government’s development, saying it was not due to the fill-in of lakes but torrential rain that prevents the timely release of water. ...

Mom Kunthear

Flash floods ravage Oddar Meanchey and Ratanakiri

Ratanakiri and Oddar Meanchey provinces are facing flash floods and have begun evacuating residents. ...

Chhun Sunly

Heavy rainfall filling capital’s drain canals as flood threat looms

Flash flooding caused by extremely heavy rainfall is affecting communities in the outer-suburbs of Phnom Penh – especially people residing in Prek Kampus, Sak Sampov and Kong Noy communes in Dangkor district. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

B Meanchey floods force closures of over 50 schools

More than 50 schools in Banteay Meanchey province have been closed due to flooding, according to Chhou Bunroeung, director of the provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sport. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Preah Vihear warns of flash floods

Citing the provincial Department of Water Resources and Meteorology, they said that on the morning of September 25, the water level in Stung Sen had reached 11.38m, approaching the emergency point of 11.50m. ...

Ry Sochan

More calls for vigilance against flash floods and heavy downpour

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has appealed people to increase their vigilance of possible phenomena, especially flash floods this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Banteay Meanchey, northwest provinces brace for flash floods

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued a warning that Cambodia will be affected by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, a low-pressure system, from September 22-26 along the Dangrek mountains. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Heavy rains headed for provinces with Sept 20-23 flash flood alert

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology announced that heavy rains will affect Phnom Penh and several provinces, which could result in flash flooding from September 20 to 23.   ...

Ry Sochan

Swollen rivers threaten flooding threat

Flash floods are still washing over roads and inundating homes in three districts of Banteay Meanchey province, while in Preah Vihear province the water level of the Stung Sen River continues to climb towards emergency levels. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Phnom Penh and six other provinces face flash floods from today

According to the forecast of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, Phnom Penh and six other provinces may face flash flooding from today for about six hours a day. ...

Khmer Times Staff

One Safe, Three Missing in Hydrodam Accident

PHNOM PENH – Authorities are searching for three missing construction workers at a Chinese hydroelectric dam in Pursat province, after pipes burst there on Saturday, causing a flash flood. One man, who had been fishing nearby and was thought missing, has been found “safe and alive” ...

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