Many piglets drown, others evacuated from flooding in Thailand

The current flooding in many parts of Thailand is not only affecting humans, property and farmland, but has also led to the drowning of many farm animals, such as pigs,…

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Nakhon Ratchasima’s municipal area submerged for second time in less than a month

Overflow from the Lam Takhong River and runoff from Soong Nern and Kham Talay Sor districts have flooded the municipal area of Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima for the…

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Bangkok warned of 0.40m rise in Chao Phraya River between October 23-30

Thailand’s Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has notified the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to advise the city’s riverside residents to brace a rise in the level of the…

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Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province

Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province

Many households and low-lying areas located along the Tha Chin River, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, are submerged after excess water overflowed the spillways of the Krasiao Dam…

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Financial help rolled out for flood-affected customers of Thailand’s state-run banks

State-run banks have rolled out financial measures to help private individuals and businesses affected the current flooding, according to Pornchai Theeravet, director of the Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office. The…

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Thailand’s 20 major dams, reservoirs are in danger of overflowing

Irrigation officials have been advised by Thailand’s Office of the National Water Command Centre (NWCC) to manage the discharge of excess water from Thailand’s 20 major dams and reservoirs properly,…

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5,000 households in six districts of Chanthaburi inundated after heavy rain all-night

Heavy rain throughout Tuesday night and early this morning dumped 300mm of water on Thailand’s eastern coastal province of Chanthaburi, flooding 162 villages and nine communities in six districts of…

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, an aerial photo shows an overflowing Yellow River near the Lianbo Village in Hejin City, northern China’s Shanxi Province, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (Zhan Yan/Xinhua via AP)

Thousands evacuated and coal mines shuttered as floods hit north China

Beijing (AFP) – More than 120,000 people have been evacuated, coal mines shut and crops destroyed after unseasonably heavy rainfall flooded north China’s Shanxi province over the weekend, state media reported…

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Women row a boat with their dog through floodwaters in a neighbourhood in Ayutthaya on October 4, 2021, after tropical storm Dianmu caused flooding in 31 provinces across the country. Jack TAYLOR / AFP

Successive storms may cause floods in parts of central Thailand this week

People living downstream of Pasak Jolasid Dam in Ang Thong, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Suphan Buri, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi and Ayutthaya have been warned to brace for flooding as an indirect…

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Temple sacrifices its chapel and a pavilion to shelter animals from floodwater

The chapel and a pavilion at Kai Tia Temple, in Krasaeng sub-district of Sam Kok district in Pathum Thani province, has been temporarily turned into a shelter for six buffaloes,…

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Customers of the riverside Chaopraya Antique Café react to a boat’s wake as they enjoy themselves in the extraordinary high water levels in the Chao Phraya River in Nonthaburi, near Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai riverside restaurant finds silver lining in floods

A flood-hit riverside restaurant in Nonthaburi, a busy town neighboring Bangkok, has drawn the attention of several international media agencies after becoming an unlikely dining hotspot in the face of…

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Rescue workers try to save hundreds of pigs from drowning in flood water

Many pigs have drowned while some were saved by rescue workers after water from the swollen Chi River swept into riverside pig farms in Phra Yuen district of Thailand’s north-eastern…

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Residents in 6 northeastern Thai provinces warned to prepare forevacuation as Chi river rises

Thailand’s National Water Directorate has issued an advisory,for riverside residents living in 28 districts in six north-eastern provinces, to move their valuables to higher ground and be ready for evacuation…

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Riverside communities in Nonthaburi province are now under water

Hundreds of households in riverside communities in Bangkok’s neighbouring province of Nonthaburi, which are not protected by flood walls, have been flooded since Saturday as the swollen Chao Phraya River…

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Officials race to divert water into the Gulf to prevent Chao Phraya overflowing

Thailand’s National Water Resources Office and the Royal Irrigation Department have been racing against time to divert massive amounts of water from flowing into the Chao Phraya River, by discharging…

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5 drown, 1 missing and over 55,000 households hit by floods in Thailand’s Lop Buri

Five people have drowned, another remains missing and more than 55,000 households in the central province of Lop Buri have been hit by heavy flooding, said by some villagers to…

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Evacuation alert for people living downstream of swollen reservoir in Nakhon Ratchasima

People living downstream of the Lam Chiang Krai reservoir, in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, have been advised to move their valuables to higher ground and to prepare for…

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Heavily-flooded hospital in Chaiyaphum temporarily closed after all patients evacuated

As it closed until further notice, all the remaining patients in the heavily-flooded Bamnetnarong Hospital, in Thailand’s north-eastern province of Chaiyaphum, were evacuated to a nearby hospital this afternoon. Bamnetnarong…

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Flood walls being built to protect archaeological sites in Ayutthaya province

Workers have been racing against time to build flood walls to protect several archaeological sites, located along the banks of the Chao Phraya and Lop Buri rivers in the central…

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Heavy rain and flooding expected to worsen in several of Thailand’s provinces 

Several northern, north–eastern and central provinces of Thailand are partially under water today and the flooding is expected to get worse, as the Thai Meteorological Department warns of heavy rain…

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Dickson Public Works personnel check the flooding on Old Pond Lane following heavy rainfall, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Dickson, Tenn. Heavy flooding in several Middle Tennessee counties on Saturday prompted water rescues, road closures, and communications disruptions, with several people reported missing. Flash flood warnings were in effect for Dickson, Houston and Montgomery and Stewart counties on Saturday evening. (Josie Norris/The Tennessean via AP)

22 dead, many missing after 17 inches of rain in Tennessee

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately Sunday amid shattered homes and tangled debris for dozens of people still missing after record-breaking…

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PM orders help to be sent to flood victims in Thailand’s 4 southern provinces

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concern over the flooding in the country’s four southern provinces and has ordered manpower and materials to be rushed to the area. Government…

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Woman electrocuted as flood causes havoc in Thailand’s eastern provinces

An elderly woman has been electrocuted near her house, in the Aranyaprathet district of Thailand’s eastern province of Sa Kaew, as she was wading along a flooded lane without realizing…

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Residents along Thailand’s Lam Phra Ploeng River warned of possible flooding

People living along the Lam Phra Ploeng River in the Chokechai district of Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima have been advised to move their valuables to higher ground in…

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Aswin Kwanmuang, Bangkok Governor

Bangkok’s Governor slammed for indifference to Bangkok flood woes

Bangkok MP Sira Jenjakha has vented his frustration over what he alleges is Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang’s indifference to the suffering of the city’s residents due to flooding every time…

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People along rivers in 24 provinces warned to brace for flooding as Noul approaches

Riverside residents in 24 northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand have been warned to brace for flash floods or runoffs as tropical storm Noul, currently a Category 3 storm likely…

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Severe flooding reported in Thailand’s northern and northeastern provinces

Several northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand are flooded today, after they were lashed by torrential rains induced by a monsoon trough. In Wiang Sa district, of the northern province…

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Flooding predicted in central region, but Bangkok will be safe – Dr. Seri

Thailand’s central region has a 70% chance of experiencing flooding over the next two months, with Ayutthaya province expected to be hardest hit because of its limited water retention area…

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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani the worst in 17 years

The current flooding in Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani is the worst for 17 years, with the level of the Moon River measured at 10.97 meters, at the M7…

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Army send pontoon bridge and men to fix damaged bridge and assist flood victims in NE

The Thai military has deployed one pontoon bridge to the northeastern province of Roi Et to replace one bridge damaged by strong flood currents in order to allow communication to…

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Transport Ministry to build a bike lane linking Kasetsart U with Red Line

The Transport Ministry plans to build a 4km bicycle lane from Kasetsart University to Ratchayothin Road intersection to provide another means for people in the area to travel to the…

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Flood warnings for six southern and eastern provinces until Sunday

People living in six southern and eastern provinces of Thailand have been warned to brace for sudden flooding and flash floods due to heavy rain and accumulated downfall until Sunday….

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City Hall to build three more ‘water banks’ to ease road flooding

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is going to build three more ‘water banks’, or underground water catchment areas in Bangkok to absorb excess rain water to prevent repeated flooding in…

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Underground “monkey cheeks” proposed to ease flooding in Bangkok

Underground “monkey cheeks”, or flood water retention basins, could help ease flood problems in Bangkok and this innovation can be implemented immediately, according to Professor Suchatvee Suwansawat, president of the…

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Pa Buk makes landfall in Pak Phanang, Tha Sala districts of Nakhon Si Thammarat

Tropical storm Pa Buk landed in Pak Phanang and Tha Sala districts of Nakhon Si Thammarat province at about 12.45 pm today, uprooting trees and power poles and putting Pak…

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Floods hit Prachuab Khiri Khan, forcing patients to be moved out of hospital

As heavy downpours caused flooding in several areas in the tourist town of Prachuab Khiri Khan, personnel at Bang Saphan district hospital in the province on Thursday night decided to…

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Gen Chatchai is confident current flooding is not a serious problem

Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikalaya today tried to play down the impact of floods that have been hitting many provinces as the average amount of rainfalls across the country this…

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Phetchaburi residents in frantic rush to face flooding tomorrow

People in Phetchaburi’s Muang district have started filling sand bags distributed by officials in preparation for potential flooding as 20 water-pushing boats provided by the Royal Thai Navy were on…

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Phetchaburi residents warned of 1-2 months of flooding

People in Phetchaburi province, especially in Muang district, have been warned that they might have to endure flooding for up to 1-2 months. National Water Resources Office secretary-general Somkiart Prachamwong…

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This handout photo taken on July 24, 2018 and received from Attapeu Today on July 25, 2018 shows residents on rooftops surrounded by floodwaters in Attapeu province after a dam collapsed on July 23. The bodies of 17 people have been recovered after flash floods caused by a dam breach in southern Laos, a Thai consular official at the scene told AFP on July 25. / AFP PHOTO / ATTAPEU TODAY / Handout / —–EDITORS NOTE — RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / ATTAPEU TODAY” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS – NO ARCHIVES

Relief aid pours in for Laos as search for missing continues

As international community pledges donations and relief items, Laotian authorities continue to search for hundreds of people still missing in devastating floods triggered by the collapse of a hydropower dam…

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Thai rescue team arrives in Laos to help victims of dam collapse

A forward team of about 30 rescuers and life-saving experts of a private relief organization known as “Hook 31 Foundation” in Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat is waiting to cross the…

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