Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra said yesterday that he would see to it that all roads and sois in the capital are dry as a New Year gift for Bangkokians.
However, he yesterday warned residents in Prawet, Saphan Sung and Bangkok Yai districts to move their belongings to higher ground and prepare for possible evacuation.
Yesterday afternoon, Sukhumbhand boarded a 10-wheel truck to hand out relief bags and inspect conditions along Bang Khae district’s Buddha Monthon 2 Road, which has been flooded for two weeks. The water has receded by 10cm but is now very polluted, so the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)’s Environment Office brought three water tanks containing EM (effective micro-organisms) water to treat the flood water.
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