The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology on Thursday warned Cambodians to prepare for a cold snap that is expected to last until mid-January, while the Health Ministry on Wednesday suggested precautions citizens should take against common winter diseases such as influenza. While the ministry’s website put temperatures in Phnom Penh at 21 degrees last night, Oum Ryna, director of the ministry’s meteorology department, said in some areas of the country temperatures could drop as low as 14 degrees. “The weather is cold in the morning and nighttime, especially at Dangrek Mountain [in Preah Vihear province], where it
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