BANGKOK, Oct 29 (TNA) – The tropical storm Molave has been downgraded into the Category 2 Tropical depression over Ubon Ratchathani , said the Meteorological Department.
Isolated heavy to very heavy rain with strong wind is likely in upper Thailand.
People, living in disaster-prone areas in the North, the Northeast, the East and the South are warned of heavy rain, which could trigger flash flood and forest run-off.
In Nakhon Ratchasima, the Mun River has overflowed its banks, flooding low-lying areas in Chakkarat district.
A local hospital in Khokphra sub-district has been under water, forcing medical staff to move out to a makeshift hospital unit at a community building.
In the South, the strong wind and waves prevail over the Andaman Sea and the Gulf with 2-3 meters high. All ships should proceed with caution and small boats are advised to keep ashore.
The tropical depression is expected to downgrade into the Category 1, the active low pressure next time. (TNA)