Landslide, flash floods warning as tropical storm Higos gets ready to pummel North, Northeast
The Meteorological Department has warned that category 3 tropical storm Higos is going to batter the North and upper Northeast regions of Thailand from Thursday to Sunday (August 20 to 23).
Gp Captain Somsak Khaosuwan, director-general of the department said the storm, with maximum wind speeds of about 65 kilometres per hour, is expected to make landfall over China’s Guangdong province between Wednesday and Thursday.
The storm is expected to bring heavy rain in every province in the North and Northeast as well as the Central region and is expected to be stronger than the recent Sinlaku tropical storm.
People have been warned against landslides and flash floods.