Three hours of rain April 11 again wreaked havoc in Pattaya, especially for places with little or no active drainage. Sukhumvit Road near Nong Yai Temple, North Pattaya Road, Pattaya Third Road, Central Road, South Road near Tukcom and Beach Road all were inundated. Smaller vehicles,...

Waterlogged Soi Wat Boon hit again by floods

Thursday, 10 October 2013 09:40
So Wat Boon residents may not be able to predict the weather, but they can predict that when it does rain, their South Pattaya neighborhood is going to flood.  It happens every rainy season.

Floods enlarge across Central Plains

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 13:24
BANGKOK, 30 September 2013  - Flooding in many provinces along the Chao Phraya River is expanding due to heavy rains and water from various dams. The Chao Phraya Dam is receiving more water from Nakhon Sawan province but it is still sending out water at...
Due to the recent floods in the north of Thailand, there is an orphanage that is in desperate need of help. There are 60 children between the ages of 8 and 18 and, very simply, have lost everything washed away by the water. We have been asked...
Acknowledging that damaging floods are coming to Panthong and Phanat Nikom districts no matter what they do, Chonburi officials have begun planning for the inevitable damage, evacuations and infrastructure repairs expected during the heaviest weeks of the rainy season.
For the third straight year, more than 4,600 families in a Najomtien housing project are suffering from a series of deep and fast floods. Sattahip Mayor Phawat Lertmukda and Najomtien Permanent Secretary Nathee Ditthabanjong toured the Ouay Athorn development in Moo 2. Comprised of 96 three-story...
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  - The Chao Phraya dam has discharged more water due to heavy rains, raising the water level in the Chao Phraya river by 10 centimeters. Nearby roads and communities have started to be submerged again.
BANGKOK, Sept 20 - The latest poll by the Dhurakij Pundit University Research Center (DPU Poll) indicated that three-fourths of small and medium-sized enterprises do not trust the government's flood management plan.

PM visits flood victims in Phitsanulok

Saturday, 15 September 2012 08:49
BANGKOK, 14 September 2012 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this morning visited Phitsanulok to follow up on the flood situation and urged related agencies to fully provide assistance to flood victims.
BANGKOK, 12 September 2012 – The Prime Minister has instructed all related state offices to provide assistance to flood victims without further delay. 
BANGKOK, 12 September 2012 – The Public Health Ministry has instructed public health centers in eight provinces along the Chao Phraya River to prepare for incoming flood. 

Health ministry sets up flood monitoring centre

Thursday, 13 September 2012 08:32
BANGKOK, Sept 12 - Thai Public Health Minister Witthaya Buranasiri on Wednesday ordered the setting up of a flood monitoring centre to provide assistance for flood victims around the clock, especially for those living in flood-prone Sukhothai and six districts of Ayutthaya provinces.
BANGKOK, Sept 12 – Bangkok's Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) has prepared water purification chemicals and changed its treatment system to manage floodwaters coming from the North.
BANGKOK, 10 September 2012  - The Meteorological Department has reported that torrential rains in the North and Northeast are set to subside today, offering reprieve for several provinces recently affected by flash floods and landslides. 
BANGKOK, Sept 9 - More than half the Bangkokians surveyed believed the government's water drill last week can help prevent future floods in the capital, according to a new Bangkok University Poll (BU Poll).

Chiang Mai, Phichit on alert for deluge

Monday, 03 September 2012 16:29
CHIANG MAI, Sept 3 – Several districts in this northern province have been on alert since early Monday morning for possible floods due to heavy downpours.

20-baht pork powers new life for flood victim

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 16:14
Pattaya’s appetite for street food is helping some of those displaced by last year’s floods in Bangkok build a new life.
PATHUM THANI, May 27 - Over 500 local residents were protesting on Sunday for the second time in Samkok district, demanding Bt20,000 per household compensation for 2011 floods, resulting in heavy traffic.
Just two hours of rainfall had Pattaya residents singing a common refrain as flooded streets and bogged down traffic inspired another rendition of the rainy day blues.
BANGKOK, March 22 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to visit South Korea to attend the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, taking the opportunity to revive international investors' confidence in Thailand after last year’s massive floods.
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