Eight people have been confirmed dead following a landslide in Nan Province in northern Thailand. The event happened at about 6.10 am local time on Saturday 28 July 2018, when a 200 m wide section of the hillslope above the village of Baan Huay Khab collapsed, destroying most of the community's houses, following heavy rains in the region associated with the Southwest Monsoon.
Diagrammatic representation of wind and rainfall patterns in a tropical monsoon climate. Geosciences/University of Arizona.
The winds that drive the Northeast and Southwest Monsoons in Southeast Asia. Mynewshub.
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