Water rises at Tonle Sap River in Kampong Chhnang due to heavy rain

With heavy rain in the last three days, the water level had risen at the Tonle Sap River at Phsar Krom Station in Kampong Chhnang province but thankfully it has not affected the crops of farmers along the river side. ...

Sen David

Flash floods hit multiple provinces

Torrential rain has caused flooding across several provinces, with authorities announcing an emergency, temporarily banning travel as water levels continue to rise. ...

Som Kanika

Rain cuts Banteay Meanchey drought

While 600 hectares of farmland has dried up in Banteay Meanchey province’s Thmar Puok district, as the region’s nearly month-long drought took its toll, local officials on Monday were optimistic that Sunday evening’s rainfall will spare the rest of the district’s fields. ...

Oung Dane

Flood warning issued for Poipet

Villagers living near the O’Khai Don reservoir in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town have been warned to brace for floods as water continues to flow over the Thai border. ...

Mom Kunthear

Rainy season comes with warning

The rainy season will start in the first week of May, with heavy rain, storms and thunder, the Water Resources and Meteorology Ministry predicts. Some areas on the plains face high risks from heavy rain in the middle of the season. ...

Pech Sotheary

More families evacuated as flooding continues

Floodwaters displaced another 74 families on the outskirts of Phnom Penh in Dangkao district on Wednesday as water levels continued to rise, according to Nop Puthea, director of the district’s administration. The flooding began on Sunday night when a dam in Kompong Speu province collapsed after ...

Chhorn Phearun

Hundreds of families uprooted in flooded Phnom Penh outskirts

More than 230 families remained displaced from their homes last night in the flooded outskirts of Phnom Penh as water levels continued to rise amid collapsed dams and continuing rains. ...

Chhorn Phearun and Rayna Stackhouse

Heavy rain, flooding expected till monday

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has appealed again to residents and local authorities to be careful in the event of flooding from heavy rain expected throughout the country from today until Monday.​​ The ministry said yesterday that a low pressure system will cause ...

Mom Kunthear

Hundreds of houses flooded after heavy rains

Some 800 houses in Svay Rieng province were flooded after heavy rains, with infrastructure in the province also damaged, authorities said yesterday. Men Vibol, Svay Rieng provincial governor, said multiple days of heavy rain had led to severe flooding, especially in Svay Rieng town. Many major ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Hun Sen Urges Vigilance as Flood Conditions Persist

More than 100 families were evacuated to higher ground in Banteay Meanchey province’s Serei Saophoan City yesterday, as Prime Minister Hun Sen urged people to be vigilant in the face of continued flooding. After heavy rain last night, 100 more people from Serei Saophan City ...

Floodwaters Recede in Banteay Meanchey

Floodwaters appeared to be receding in Banteay Meanchey province yesterday, after almost a week of heavy rains saw several communes inundated and over 4,000 families evacuated, provincial authorities said. “The situation is now under control,” said Ngor Mengchroun, governor of Poipet City-one of the worst hit ...

Floods Force Evacuations in Northeast

Hundreds of families in Banteay Meanchey province were evacuated from their homes yesterday due to severe flooding, with authorities warning that more than 1,000 additional families may have to be rescued if torrential rains continue as expected over the course of next week. The rains that ...

Prey Long Forest Patrols Cut Short by Torrential Rain

Community groups have aborted their coordinated patrol of Prey Long forest in search of illegal logging because of heavy rain, a community member said yesterday. The Prey Long People’s Network had planned to continue its patrol-which began Friday and had already found at least 65 cubic ...

Bridge to Be Built Over Flooded Road in B Meanchey

Amid flooding caused by heavy rain in Thailand, Banteay Meanchey provincial officials have commissioned the construction of a steel bridge over an inundated section of road on the outskirts of Poipet City, officials said yesterday. Flooding in Preah Vihear province, which started last week following heavy ...

Country Is Prepared for Heavy Rains, Disaster Committee Says

To make sure Cambodia is ready for potential devastating floods, government officials have created an emergency preparedness plan that includes storing 16,000 tons of milled rice and putting 3,500 armed forces on reserve. [Nhim Vanda, first vice president in charge of the National Committee for Disaster Management ...

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