Tags : Downpour


Heavy downpours drench Phuket

PHUKET: A two-hour downpour left roads in Phuket Town and surrounding areas flooded this morning (May 30). Police issued warnings urging motorists to exercise caution while driving through any floodwaters. Most of the floodwaters were expected to subside naturally, but teams were deployed to heavily affected areas to help pump excess water from the roads. […]Read More


Heavy downpours bring traffic snarls, small boats banned from leaving

PHUKET: Heavy downpours across the island brought traffic a standstill on major roads and caused a minor landslide on the coastal road this morning (Aug 23). Phuket City Police reported that incessant rains has caused traffic tailbacks on major roads, including at many choke points along Thepkrasattri Rd from Thalang all the way to north […]Read More


Heavy rains wreak havoc in many areas

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, 27th March 2017 (NNT) – Rain is continuing to fall in many areas of the country, with 26 provinces reported as facing issues due to the downpours. Heavy rain overnight has resulted in flooding in some parts of Nakhon Ratchasima province with 30 centimeters of water covering some of its main roads. The […]Read More


Heavy downpours help Northeast weather through drought

BANGKOK, 9 July 2015 (NNT) – The drought situation in many northeastern provinces has eased off following heavy rains while the rainy season is expected to begin hitting the country with full force late this month. According to Deputy Government Spokesperson Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, a monsoon trough recently generated rainfall in 60-70 percent of […]Read More


Pattaya flooded due heavy rainfall, traffic chaos and gridlock

BANGKOK, 23 October 2013 (NNT) – Pattaya has been suffering from floods as a result of heavy rains. The cause has been attributed its drainage system, which is unable to cope with the rate of rainfall. Several streets in Pattaya and nearby areas have been hit with flood waters – especially streets stretching along the […]Read More


Floods in Chonburi after heavy downpour, high tide

CHON BURI – Continuous overnight rain and high tide has caused flooding in the eastern province of Chon Buri as roads and homes were inundated under 50cm of water. Some roads were impassable for smaller vehicles, while many cars slipped off Sukhumvit road because of the flood. There were no reports of any injuries. Read […]Read More


Thailand braces for more floods as downpours continue

BANGKOK, Sept 28 – Several parts of Thailand, particularly the eastern region, have been severely submerged by floods as train services were disrupted and disgruntled citizens protested against the closure of sluice gates. Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan has empowered Prachin Buri governor to enforce the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Act in case protests escalated. Read […]Read More


Kanchanaburi faces flooding as Gaemi moves west

Kanchanaburi has been hit by flash floods as a result of forest runoff and water flow from the nearby province of Ratchaburi. Heavy downpours caused by the influence of Gaemi, forest runoff from the Tennsaserim Hills (known as the Tanaosi Hills in Thai), and earlier heavy rain in Ratchaburi that accumulated in waterways and eventually […]Read More