Lam Chiang Krai water joins Lam Mun, causing the banks to overflow and flood the agricultural areas continuously. The farmer had just sowed the rice a few days ago.

Lam Chiang Krai water joins Lam Mun, causing the banks to overflow and flood the agricultural areas continuously. The farmer had just sowed the rice a few days ago.

On May 29, in Nakhon Ratchasima, reporters reported that in the area of ​​Non Thai and Non Sung districts, Nakhon Ratchasima province was flooded from the lower Lam Chiang Krai basin. After heavy rain in the area over the past week. which the Royal Irrigation Department has joined with Nakhon Ratchasima Province and related agencies Accelerate drainage in the lower Lam Chiang Krai watershed area by diverting water into Lam Sathat and the Mun River continuously Ready to open all the floodgates in the lower Lam Chiang Krai Accelerate the drainage into the Mun River as quickly as possible.

from accelerating drainage from Lam Chiang Krai As a result, the water level in the Mun River increased rapidly. Some of the water masses have overflowed the banks and flooded the agricultural areas in Tambon Samrit. Tambon Tiles Yai and Tha Luang Subdistrict More than 100 hectares of rice fields were damaged. which from visiting the area to meet with Mr. Lamoon already

A farmer in Samrit sub-district revealed that the field is adjacent to the Mun River. Which has made about 8 rai of secondary rice, currently in the middle of the rice waiting for the harvest They must use sandbags to prevent water from entering the fields. by last year The rice paddies were damaged by flooding. This year, he has chosen to cultivate the second crop to escape the flood problem. but was flooded by the water that came from the beginning of the rainy season has been partially damaged. Just sowed rice that received the seeds of His Majesty the King. which has been distributed from the Samrit Subdistrict Administrative Organization The farmer had just sowed only a month and a half ago and was damaged by flooding. Some farmers buy expensive fertilizers to sow in hopes of harvesting paddy before the flooding season. But when the water came faster every year, it turned out to be investing in farming for 2 years, not yielding a single grain of rice. Therefore, I would like relevant agencies to urgently help. Because many farmers have suffered a lot.

As for the water situation in the Upper Lam Chiang Krai Reservoir, at present (May 28), the amount of water in the reservoir is 8.25 million cubic meters or 98% of the reservoir capacity. There is 0.035 million cubic meters of water flowing into the basin, the trend continues to decline. While there is a discharge of 0.091 million cubic meters per day, the trend is also decreasing.

The lower Lam Chiang Krai Reservoir has a water volume of 20.69 million cubic meters or 75% of the reservoir’s capacity. The amount of water flowing into the basin is approximately 0.782 million cubic meters. The trend continues to decline. There is a drainage of about 1.47 million cubic meters per day, the trend is decreasing, the situation of flooding in various areas. of the Lam Chiang Krai Basin The water level has dropped in order now. It is expected that if there is no more heavy rain coming down The situation will return to normal soon.

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