Tags : Barrier


Flood protests in Bangkok intensify

Frustrated by the month-long inundation of their homes in Pathum Thani, about 100 residents yesterday blocked an inbound tollway section near Zeer Mall, causing heavy traffic congestion and later leading to confrontation with angry motorists which resulted in one person getting injured. The protesters, mostly those living along Khu Khot-Lam Luk Ka Canal, who began […]Read More


Flood slightly drops in Pathum Thani after opening of sluice

BANGKOK, Nov 20 – Floodwaters in Pathum Thani, adjacent to the capital of Bangkok have dropped slightly after authorities agreed to widen three sluice gates as requested by Pathum Thani residents during yesterday’s negotiation. The water level in Pathum Thani’s Lam Luk Ka district has reportedly fallen about three centimeters to 2.52 metres. Read more: […]Read More


Bangkok Flood: Six injured in explosion at floodwall

Bangkok Khlong Hok Wa barrier row erupts into violence Six people have been injured by an explosive device thrown into a large crowd who were trying a fix a breach in a sandbag flood barrier in Bangkok’s Sai Mai district last night. The blast followed a dispute over the sandbag flood barrier at the lower […]Read More


Thailand Flood: Setback for east Bangkok

New deluge as flood hit residents of Pathum Thani district damage sandbag barrier before talks with BMA Wider opening of canal sluice gate following demand by angry victims expected to inundate more areas in Bangkok Eastern Bangkok, where flood waters had just started to recede, may face another bout of high flooding after a dispute […]Read More


Angry residents breach barriers in Thailand

Residents of Lam Luk Ka district in Pathum Thani yesterday breached a 10-metre section of a big-bag barrier near an Air Force unit, causing flood water to pour into the Air Force’s Don Mueang compound. A confrontation between about 200 angry protesters and Air Force military police continued for a while before they agreed to […]Read More


Don Mueang residents OK “Big Bag” dyke repairs

BANGKOK, Nov 14 – Disgruntled residents of Bangkok’s Don Mueang district finally agree to allow repairs to giant sandbag “Big Bag” barriers they dismantled earlier to release floodwater from the area, said Pol Gen Pracha Promnog, director of the Flood Relief Operations Centre (FROC) on Monday. Gen Pracha disclosed the agreement after some sections of […]Read More