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No flooding in Bangkok this year: City administration

BANGKOK, Oct 3 – The water level in the Chao Phraya River, the main natural pipeline for Bangkok–and most of Thailand, remains controllable and the capital should be free from floods this year, according to a senior city administration official.

Sanya Cheenimitr, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) said sluice gates in Bangkok could receive waters from suburban areas at 3-4 million cubic metres per day and the sluice gate at Klong Song Darn in the northern Bangkok could take 240,000 cubic metres of water from Klong Rangsit each day.

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