Tags : Inundation

South

Flash flood and continuous heavy rain hits Narathiwat, Yala and

Several days of rain has caused flooding to spread in a wider range throughout southern provinces due to flash floods hitting households while many roads have been impassable Narathiwat-Takbai road is now inundated after water pouring down from mountains has caused water to rise up to 1 meter due to continuos rain fall the past […]Read More

South

Torrential Rain, Flash Floods Hit Thailand Southern Provinces

Heavy rain has drenched many southern provinces of Thailand, causing flash floods and some damage. Relief teams have been dispatched to help those affected. Prolonged heavy rain across Phatthalung Province triggered flash floods from Bantad mountain range to inundate residential areas in six districts, with the water level as high as one meter in some […]Read More

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Thailand’s flood-related death toll rises to 602

BANGKOK, Nov 20 – Flood-related death toll from Thailand’s worst flooding in decades has risen to 602, while two persons are still reported missing, according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department. As of Nov 20, 125 districts in 17 provinces remain under water, affecting 5,078,477 people, it said in a daily report of the […]Read More

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Flood death toll in Thailand rises to 594

A total of 595 people were confirmed dead and two people were missing in the floods that have inundated many provinces of Thailand for more than three months, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported on Saturday. The floods still prevail in 18 provinces, affecting 1,921,263 households, the department said. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More

Bangkok

Bt1 billion needed to salvage inundated Don Mueang Airport: AoT

BANGKOK, Nov 17 – The Airports of Thailand (AoT) on Thursday said an estimated Bt1 billion is needed for the restoration of submerged Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. AoT President Anirut Thanomkulbutra said the airport authority will begin restoration of the western part of the flooded runway first as it will be used for take-off and […]Read More

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Thai Government ‘will heed’ His Majesty’s advice : PM Yingluck

His Majesty the King’s advice to build waterways to protect Bangkok and its suburbs from inundation will be taken into consideration as a long-term measure, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said yesterday. His Majesty had made this suggestion after the 1980 and 1995 deluges. A committee overseeing the permanent drainage system will further study His Majesty’s […]Read More

Bangkok

29 Bangkok roads closed to traffic

Presently, the outbound lanes of the Vibhavadi Rangsit Road have been closed to traffic from the Samian Naree Temple onward. Due to severe inundation, 29 roads in Bangkok were now off-limits to traffic. Read more: The NationRead More