Tags : Power Line


Scheduled blackouts to hit Karon, Kathu and Thalang Town

PHUKET: Scheduled blackouts will affect major areas in Thalang, Karon and Kathu tomorrow (Oct 30) as works are carried out on installing new high-voltage power cables. The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) Thalang Office has announced that areas in Thalang to be affected by the power outage, from 9am to 4:30pm, are along the western side […]Read More


After Bill Gates post, state moves on cable eyesore

After a decade of delay, the authorities are finally embarking on a 51.7-billion-baht programme to put 127 kilometres of overhead power lines and cables underground. The first phase of the plan, grouping all existing overhead power, telecommunications and broadcasting cables into a single platform below ground at 39 roads in Bangkok, Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi, […]Read More


Samut Prakan: Truck topples 47 power poles

SAMUT PRAKAN — A 22-wheel tractor-trailer struck a power pole in Bang Phli district, setting off a chain reaction that brought down 46 other poles, damaging 37 passing vehicles. The incident occurred between kilometre markers 17 and 19 on Theparak Road in tambon Bang Pla on Saturday afternoon. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More


Fire breaks out at FICO building in Bangkok

A massive fire broke out at the seventh floor of a 13-storey office building on Bangkok Soi Sukhumvit 21 Saturday afternoon. Over ten fire engines rushed to the scene but it was difficult for firemen to reach the seventh floor with the hoses and the fire ladder was difficult to operate at the area had […]Read More


Fire in Thai Parliament building sparks panic

A building in the Thai Parliament House compound in Bangkok accidentally caught fire Friday, causing panic to officials and slight property damage but no causualties. Police said the fire at Building 3 could have been caused by electronic short circuit, after burn marks were found at power wires, which was the source of an explosion […]Read More


74 year old man killed by fallen live power line

A fierce thunder and lightning storm in Pattaya on Friday Night led to the death of a 74 year old man in East Pattaya. A power cut in a nearby village led the security guard to investigate the outage and he discovered the man and his motorbike in a ball of flames. Read more: Pattaya […]Read More


11 die in New Zealand balloon crash

A hot air balloon burst into flames and crashed to the ground in New Zealand on Saturday, killing all 11 people on board, after apparently hitting a power line. The balloon came down in calm weather near Carterton, a small town north of the capital Wellington and a popular area for ballooning, in New Zealand’s […]Read More