Sep 30, 2009

Typhoon Ketsana hits Korat

Tropical storm Ketsana struck the Philippines Saturday, causing floods and affecting more than two million people, with the death toll reaching 245. Upgraded to typhoon status, it was intensified and hit Vietnam on Tuesday, killing at least 41 people.

Typhoon Ketsana has been downgraded to a tropical depression status when it hits Thailand (Ubon Ratchathani province) on Wednesday morning (September 30, 2009 ), weather department said.

The department said it was moving west at a speed of 15km/hr, it is forecast to pass over Ubon Ratchathani, Si Sa Ket, Surin, Burirum and Nakhon Ratchasima, causing strong winds and widespread rainfall.

The Nation , 30 September 2009

Here's the rain all day in Korat City. (Wednesday, September 30, 2009 )