Tags : Barrier

Bangkok

Bangkok Don Mueang Airport to take 60 days before reopening

BANGKOK, Nov 12 — The construction of ‘Big Bags’ at Don Mueang Airport was expected to be completed on November 15 before drainage of floodwater would begin drying out the airport, as repair work would take around 60 days before the airport could reopen, according to Airports of Thailand (AoT) chairman ACM Sumet Photimanee. ACM […]Read More

News

Thai PM says flood situation has gradually improved, clarifies 3

BANGKOK, Nov 12 – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday said the overall flood situation had gradually improved, stressing that the ‘Big Bag’ barrier could successfully delay floodwater from overflowing into the inner capital city. Addressing the public on her weekly TV and Radio programme, “Yingluck Government meets the People,” the prime minister said […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok’s Lat Krabang battles as water rises

The Lat Krabang industrial estate in eastern Bangkok was fortifying its flood barriers as the flood levels in the surrounding areas have risen another two centimetres, the government said on Friday. Industry Minister Wannarat Channukul said the floodwater had already reached the eastern, northern, and western sides of the flood dykes built around the industrial […]Read More

North

Bangchan Industrial Estate braces for flood after upstream sluice gate

BANGKOK, Nov 2 – The Bangchan Industrial Estate is prepared to handle incoming floodwater, which started to rise from underground drains and sewers there on Wednesday morning. According to the latest report, some floodwater started overflowing from underground drains and sewers opposite Saha-Union on Sereethai Road within the Bangchan estate. Read more: MCOTRead More

North

Nakhon Pathom factories threatened as residents destroy floodwalls

A large volume of water from the Tha Chin River inundated Nakhon Chaisi and Sam Phran in Nakhon Pathom province yesterday after residents of both districts destroyed floodwalls. At 10.30am yesterday, around 100 residents of Nakhon Chaisri’s Moo 3 destroyed an earthen embankment built to protect the neighbouring Tambon Khun Kaew where a Dutch Mill […]Read More

News

Tensions Mount in Thai Capital as Floodwaters Devastate Suburbs

Tempers flared Monday along a barrier protecting the Thai capital from record flooding, with angry residents outside the flood wall overpowering security forces to force open a floodgate that left their homes under water. The confrontation in the city’s northeastern sector came as Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra voiced renewed focus on repairing ruptures in the […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok likely to be inundated: Thai PM Yingluck

BANGKOK, 25 October 2011 (NNT) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has indicated the likelihood of Bangkok being inundated as the massive runoff from the North is expected to reach Bangkok while every effort has been prepared and made to minimize the future impact. In her national address today, Ms. Yingluck said the water levels […]Read More