Artikel tagged “northern”

  • Cold season arrives late in Bangkok this year, if at all

    Cold season arrives late in Bangkok this year, if at all

    The worldwide influence of El Nino is affecting Thai weather as we enter the annual ‘cold season’. The Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute of the Ministry of Science and Technology says Bangkokians will be disappointed if they expect to be running around in think jackets and jumpers because the mercury won’t drop any further in the next one month or so

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    Chiang Mai: European tourist catches Legionnaires’ Disease in hotel

    A European tourist, his nationality has not been named, has succumbed to the Legionnaire bacteria in a Chiang Mai hotel. A public health official in the northern city admits that the tourist went down with Legionnaires’ Disease after staying in Chiang Mai. He says that foreigners tend not to have resistance to the legionella bacteria that causes the condition. But added that Thais have a natural resistance to the bacteria (in researching the topic we couldn’t verify any evidence of the health official’s claims.). Sanook is reporting that Dr Sumeth Onwandee, head of the Urban Institute for Disease Prevention in the northern Thai capital, said that the hotel’s hot water systems including a reservoir for hot water, taps and shower heads were checked. The hotel was not named

  • Two dead, 892 homes damaged by storms in the Northeast

    Two dead, 892 homes damaged by storms in the Northeast

    Two people have died and 892 homes damaged by high winds and storm cells that hit 19 provinces, mostly in Thailand’s Northeast, between April 13-16.