Tags : Flow

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Close eye being kept on rising Mekong River

BUENG KAN, 21st August 2018 (NNT) – Provinces across the northeast have begun 24 hour monitoring of the Mekong River, which is expected to rise significantly both in Lao PDR and Thailand this week, with Bueng Kan already hit by an initial overflow. Water in the Mekong River has begun to creep over its banks […]Read More

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42 waterfalls in national parks closed temporarily

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has announced a temporary closure of 42 waterfalls in national parks across the country in wake of the looming rainy season. Spokesman of the department Mr Sompote Maneerat said Tuesday that officials at each national park were told to closely monitor water situation in the waterfalls […]Read More

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Mekong River rising again in Nong Khai province

NONG KHAI, 15th August 2018 (NNT) – The Mekong River at Nong Khai has begun to rise once again following rain and excess water drainage via tributaries in the province to protect farmland. Rainfall in Lao PDR north of Nong Khai has raised the Mekong River as measured by the province’s Department of Water Resources […]Read More

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Thai Defense Ministry aims for draining all flooded areas beginning

Thai Defense Minister General Yuttasak Sasiprapa says the flooding situation should ease after November 28 due to less impact from high tides since November 25 allowing flood waters to flow down Bangkok Chao Phraya and Tha Chin rivers leading to decrease in flood levels continuously in all areas beginning December 5. Read more: TAN NetworkRead More

Bangkok

Bangkok watches water level in west of city; overall flood

BANGKOK, Nov 25 – Bangkok’s flood is gradually withdrawing overall, but close attention is now focused on Bang Khae and Thawi Watthana districts after municipal authorities more widely opened three sluice gates at Khlong Mahasawat for the second day. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Wednesday opened three gates at the canal from the existing opening […]Read More

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Ocean surges slowing down flood drainage in Thailand

Flood run-offs from Bangkok and other provinces in the Central region are moving south toward the estuaries of Chao Phraya River at a slower speed because there is a mild ocean surge, a water-management expert told a seminar in the capital yesterday. Royol Jitdon, member of a government water-management committee, said data collected at the […]Read More

Bangkok

Flooding in Bangkok improving, water recedes in many areas

BANGKOK, Nov 11 – The overall flooding situation in Bangkok is seen as improving as the water level is decreasing in many areas. The water covering Vibhavadi Rangsit Road declined by 20cm including at the offices of Thai Rath newspaper, where it was 60cm deep and at Thai Airways International headquarters where it was 65cm […]Read More

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In Flooded Bangkok, Trash Collectors Struggle to Keep Up

In Thailand’s capital, much of the city’s attention is focused on keeping more water from flowing into the city’s downtown. But there are also worries over the health risks posed by floating garbage, open sewage and toxic runoff from industrial estates and rice paddies from the north. Sabong Suprang has been working as a trash […]Read More