Loss of water retention areas worsens flood situation in Ubon Ratchathani

Flooded street during Thailand floods in November 2011
Flooded street during Thailand floods. Photo: EU/ECHO/Mathias Eick.

The loss of natural water retention areas, through a lack of proper urban planning, is being blamed for the unusually serious flooding in the north-eastern [Read More…]

Three flights bound for Ubon Ratchathani turned back to Bangkok due to poor weather

Boeing 737-4Y0 City Airways
Boeing 737-4Y0 City Airways at Bangkok Don Mueang. Photo by Keith B.

Three domestic flights from Bangkok to the north-eastern province of Ubon Ratchathani this morning (Wednesday) were forced to turn back, after the pilots were unable [Read More…]

Flights resume at Ubon Ratchathani airport, C-130 removed from runway

Royal Thai Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules in flight
Royal Thai Air Force C-130 during an air show at Don Mueang air force base, Bangkok. Photo: Por Khan. CC BY 3.0.

Ubon Ratchathani International Airport resumed normal operations on Thursday after a C-130 plane of the Royal Thai Air Force was removed from its runway. The [Read More…]