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Disaster declared in 31 Thai provinces hit by cold snap

Posted by feww on January 10, 2012

361 districts in 31 of Thailand’s 76 provinces have been declared cold spell disaster areas

Thai government has declared the entire northwestern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and 329 districts in 30 other provinces as cold spell disaster areas.

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  • Thailand.  The government has declared all 32 districts in the northwestern province of Nakhon Ratchasima (pop: 2.7 million) and 329 districts in 30 other provinces as cold spell disaster zones.
    • An estimated 7 million people in more than 25,000 villages and towns have been affected by the cold spell since late last year.
    • In December, 8,724 villages in 11 provinces were declared disaster areas due to cold weather.

Other Global Disasters

  • Mumbai, India. The Maharashtra state government has declared a state of emergency in the city of Mumbai as min temperatures fell to a record low of 11ºC, officials said.
    • Weather officials said the temperature was likely to fall to 10 degrees Celsius or lower in the next few days.
    • “I have been living in Mumbai since 70 years and I have never seen it become so cold. The last time I saw so many random people light fires infront of their house it turned out to be a riot,” said a local.
    • By late December 2011, cold weather had claimed at least 140 lives in northern India as temperatures dipped 5 degrees Centigrade below normal.
  • Alaska, USA. The small fishing town of Cordova in the Prince William Sound, Alaska, remains partially buried in about 3.5m of snow.
    • Town officials declared the snowbound city a disaster area last week.
    • Cordova normally receives about 2.5m of snow throughout the winter, according to NWS.
    • The drifts are reportedly more than 6m (18 feet) high.

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