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Bangkok ‘safe’ from river flooding

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Bangkok is safe from being flooded by run-off from the North until at least mid-October because the deluge released by broken floodgates has been diverted into fields upstream along the Chao Phraya River, Irrigation Department deputy director-general Vira Vongsangnak said on Wednesday.

Water from the rain-swollen Chao Phraya has already flooded 60,000 rai of Chiang Rak district fields in Sing Buri, 30,000 rai of Pho Thong fields in Ang Thong and 60,000 rai of Bang Ban-Phak Hai fields in Ayutthaya, Mr Vira said.

Read more: Bangkok Post

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