Rayong fears flooding could happen again

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 09:22
RAYONG, 29 September 2015 - Some roads in Rayong province have been submerged after the rain fell continuously. The province warned people to prepare for a monsoon which may cause strong winds, flooding and mudslides. The submerged roads are in Mueang district and an irrigation area....
The Highway Special Maintenance Department installed five pumps on the Bangkok-Chonburi Expressway after a section became impassable during last week’s storms. The onset of tropical depression Vamco began bringing heavy rain to Pattaya Sept. 14, flooding northbound Highway 7 at kilometer market 116-117 in Pong Sub-district....

Many parts of Phuket at risk of landslides

Saturday, 19 September 2015 09:59
BANGKOK, 18 September 2015 - Many areas in Phuket province have been submerged due to bad drainage after heavy rain fell on Thursday. A warning has been issued for landslide-prone areas. Local administrative organizations in Phuket is urgently dredging drainage canals and removing solid waste from...

Beach Road pumps flunk first test

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 16:00
Flood water gushes out from Pattaya Soi 6 and 6/1, flooding Beach Road and carving out huge trenches in the sandy beach opposite. The much-vaunted new pumps installed to solve Beach Road’s incessant flooding problem flunked their first test, as a Halloween downpour proved too...

Flooding on Thepprasit Soi 9

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 16:29
Rainy season may be over officially, but flooding remains a problem on Thepprasit Soi 9. Resident Amnuay Robroo said that an open field behind homes there floods every time it rains. A recent heavy downfall created so much water, drainage pipes couldn’t keep up, he said.

Chonburi officials brainstorm flood prevention

Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:19
Chonburi officials brainstormed ideas on how to prevent or mitigate the province’s incessant rainy-season flooding. Head of administration at Chonburi City Hall, Pratan Surakitbaworn presided over the Nov. 6 meeting during which the Chonburi Highway District, Highway Maintenance Office, Rural Roads Office and city hall were...
HRH Princess Soamsawalee’s Princess Pa Foundation donated 2,000 bags of relief supplies to victims of flooding in Phanat Nikhom.
Whether due to flooding or just price gouging by opportunistic merchants, those attending this year’s Pattaya Vegetarian Festival will be paying more for their vegetables.

Thailand flooding situation improving

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 14:26
BANGKOK, Oct 8 -- Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the flooding situation in many areas of Thailand is controllable and starting to improve.
PHITSANULOK, Oct 2 -- The flood situation in many northern provinces is still worrisome as the flood hit areas are expanding, and landslides have occurred in many locations.
Pattaya will spend 8 million baht to hopefully solve long-running flood problems in Naklua’s Soi Kanrua boatyard district. Deputy Mayor Verawat Khakhay and Sanitation Department Director Weerat Jeerasriphaithun met with affected business owners July 2. Verawat explained that city hall has wanted to lay...
Pattaya officials distributed relief supplies to 190 homes hit by flooding in Central Pattaya. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and city council members visited Pacific Village, which lies between Second and Third roads in North Pattaya, June 14, handing out bags of food and necessities, as well as...
City workers cleared sand blocking a stormwater drainage canal in Naklua, where heavy rains flooded the Naklua Market and Lan Po Park neighborhoods.

Only fish enjoy latest flooding

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:05
About the only ones who enjoyed another round of flooding in Pattaya were fish from the Dusit Thani Hotel which escaped when their pond overflowed. Their joy was short-lived, however, as crafty passersby managed to scoop up most of them for supper.
BANGKOK, 17 April 2013 – Car care centers are seeing a spike in business with car owners flooding into carwashes to prepare their rides for the resumption of work days, after their Songkran vacation. 

Flooding spoils Loy Krathong fun in Sattahip

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 08:44
Heavy rain and flooding spoiled the fun for Sattahip residents looking to celebrate Loy Krathong. Even before Sattahip’s official celebration began at Chumphon Park Nov. 28, rain flooded Sukhumvit Road from the Sattahip intersection to the road’s origin point. About two kilometers of roadway were filled...

More rain, more flooding

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 10:49
About 90 minutes of rain created flooding throughout Pattaya as city drainage pipes struggled to keep up. The Nov. 26 storm resulted in about 20 cm. of water backing up on Second and Third roads, wreaking havoc with traffic. Motorbikes stalled and cars needed to be...

Bad weather affects border trade, seafood prices

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:20
CHANTHABURI, Sept 19 -  Thailand’s border trade at Chanthaburi has dropped by half due to the heavy rain in many eastern provinces, while erratic changes of weather in the southern provinces has caused the increased price of seafood.

PM visits flood-hit provinces

Friday, 14 September 2012 16:20
SUKHOTHAI, Sept 13 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited four flood-stricken provinces in the North today, saying rehabilitation processes will be accelerated to help flood victims.

Flooding in Sukhothai municipality stable

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 09:10
BANGKOK, 11 September 2012 – The Governor of Sukhothai has revealed that all sectors have been instructed by the Prime Minister to help Sukhothai drain floodwater from the municipality as the flood situation in the area starts to stabilize. 
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