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Bangkok sinking at alarming rate

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lebua at State Tower

View of lebua at State Tower and the Chao Phraya River.


BANGKOK, May 28 – Bangkok and its outskirts are at risk of sinking by 40 centimetres in the next 30 years, according to Thai and European academics.

The team of academics has for the last two years studied the vertical movements of the earth’s surface as a result of earthquakes, land subsidence and sea level changes in the territorial waters of Thailand and neighbouring countries.

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