Tags : Inundation


Endless night of rain leaves Korat downtown inundated

Downtown Muang Nakhon Ratchasima was underwater on Monday morning after a night of heavy rain. The deluge began at about 3am and continued until dawn, leaving several downtown roads under 30 centimetres of floodwater, including Ratchadamnone and Sura Narai. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Bangkok prepares for possible inundation

BANGKOK, 17 January 2017 (NNT) – Bangkok Governor Pol Gen Asawin Kwanmuang has instructed relevant units in the capital to be ready for possible flooding. The governor and officials from the Department of Drainage and Sewerage inspected the drainage system on Ratchadaphisek Road in preparation for the next round of downpours. Ratchaphisek Road is notorious […]Read More


Heavy rains leave Nakhon Ratchasima under deep flood waters

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Oct 19 – Overnight heavy downpours have left the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima under deep flood waters and the affected areas were expanding to cover almost the entire province. The continued rain has increased the flood level as roads in Chamchuree Housing Estate were impassable due to one metre high floods. Read […]Read More


Floods 2013: Chonburi, Chachoengsao remain flooded

CHON BURI, Oct 18 – Commercial areas in this eastern Thai province 90 km southeast of Bangkok remain submerged, but Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate is speeding up its drainage of water into the sea. The Phanat Nikhom commercial district is under more than one metre of floodwater. Read more: MCOTRead More


25 provinces of Thailand still flooded, death toll reaches 42

BANGKOK, Oct 13 – 25 provinces are still flooded, while inundation in 17 other provinces has been easing, according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department. Director-general Chartchai Promlert said on Sunday that the flooding situation has eased in 17 provinces: Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Phayao, Lampang, Kamphaeng Phet, Uthai Thani, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Amnat […]Read More


Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra vows assistance to flood-hit people nationwide

BANGKOK, Oct 2 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today promised to look closely at the plight of flood-hit people who will be granted financial rehabilitation assistance. She said she directed the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department to survey flood damage as the government is ready to help to those whose properties were damaged inundation – […]Read More