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Thailand may face severe drought in 2015: Expert

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Maytee Mahayosananta, director of Central Weather Forecast Division of Thailand's Meteorological Department, said the country could face severe drought in 2015 because of the El Nino weather phenomenon, The Nation reported.

Mr. Mahayosananta said the El Nino phenomenon would begin in 2014.

He added "the volume of water this year will be less than that in 2013."

Meanwhile, around 38 provinces in the country have been declared drought zones.

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