File photo: Songkha's Thepha district is under water in November last year.

Similar weather conditions to those that occurred during the nation’s second most severe flooding in 1995 is predicted for this year, according to weather experts. They are warning that an expected “La Nina” condition will bring more rain and storms than usual to Thailand and that increasingly extreme and unpredictable weather should be expected as a result of climate change.

Read more: ‘La Nina’ weather in 2018 increases likelihood of major flooding: experts


Nine provinces in Southern Thailand are affected by flooding as heavier than usual monsoon rains continue to fall on the area. The storms sweeping across this narrow stretch of land separating the Gulf of Thailand from the Andaman Sea have also affected northern Malaysia.

Read more: Thailand floods: Villagers frustrated over government inaction


BANGKOK-- As a Thailand Government review of three crop protection chemicals for potential banning or restriction continues, an unprecedented collection of leading national and regional agricultural organizations have joined forces to express their support for Thailand Farmers and their access to the innovative technologies they depend on -- including the responsible use of safe and effective pesticides.

Read more: Thailand & Regional Agricultural Leaders Join Forces to 'Put Thai Farmers First'


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