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Rescue workers assist a flood victim in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Thailand’s Deep South on High Alert for More Flooding

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered relevant units to be on high alert for flooding in the southern region, asking them to report any disaster-related...

Photo View: Flooding Deluges Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat is being deluged from runoff from the Khiriwong mountain range following two days of steady rain. Flooding also hit the adjacent provinces...
Nonthaburi Pathum Thani Flooding Businesses Thailand Damage Flood

Flood-Hit Businesses Can Get Free Cash, Facility Repairs

The Department of Industrial Promotion has introduced new measures to assist flood-hit villagers and affected businesses. Assistance will be offered to cover both the repair...

Bangkok Plugs Holes, Installs Pumps in Scramble to Prevent More Flooding

Like a little Dutch boy with his finger in the dike, Bangkok is plugging floodwall holes and installing pumps in a mad scramble to...
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Bangkok Officials Knew Floods Were Coming, But Still End Up Apologizing

Floods began threatening in Bangkok in September and October. Public officials knew it was coming. But there Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang stood before the...
Flood waters rise in nakhon ratchasima korat river flooding

Floodwaters Rise in Korat, Threatening Maharat Hospital

Korat’s Lam Takhong River continues to overflow and floodwaters still are rising as local officials try to protect Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital. Wednesday morning, the...
The Pasak Jolasid Dam in the Central Plains is in danger of overflowing.

20 Thailand Dams Ready to Overflow, Forcing More Flood-Causing Water Discharges

Twenty Thailand dams are near the point of overflowing, necessitating a mass discharge of water downstream that will cause more flooding, cave-ins and other...

‘Lionlock’ to Hit Thailand by Tuesday, Pushing Thailand’s Flood Crisis to Critical Levels

Floodwaters have started to permeate low-lying areas of Bangkok with Thai officials looking uneasily at a tropical depression that could develop into a full-blown...
Immobilized aircrafts at the Don Muang domestic airport in Bangkok on November 10, 2011. Don Muang airport has been closed for weeks due to the worst flooding in Thailand’s history.

Inundated in 2011, Don Muang Airport Said Ready to Withstand 2021 Flood

Don Muang Airport is monitoring closely the floodwater situation and is ready to prevent flooding at Bangkok’s No. 2 airport, said General Manager Thanee...
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Monk Dies, Historic Temples Inundated as Floodwaters Make Way Toward Bangkok

Monsoon floods have submerged large swathes of central, northern and northeastern Thailand in deep water, inundating numerous communities and causing large-scale damage to people’s...
In Nonthaburi, officials are fortifying flood barriers with extra sandbags. Areas along the Chao Phraya are at a higher risk of flooding.

Flooding Update: Chao Phraya Overflows in Bangkok, Dam Breaks in Ayutthaya, Ang Thong

When the Chao Phraya River overflowed into Soi Samsen 23 in Bangkok’s Dusit District Sunday night, it marked the start of what could days...
Flooding in Chaiyaphum continues. The government said water should receded in two weeks, barring no new big storms. Locals say it could take months.

Bangkok Flooding Begins, Water May Rise 3 Meters by Tuesday

Flooding will impact Bangkok communities along the Chao Phraya River starting today, with water continuing to rise through Tuesday, city hall said. Nine Central Plains...
Thai residents make their way across a flooded street close to the rising waters of the Chao Phraya river on Oct. 30, 2011 in Bangkok.

Race Against Time as Flood Torrents Threaten to Submerge Bangkok

Catastrophic flooding that has swept thrugh 30 provinces and killed six people is now threatening Bangkok with water levels not seen since 2011. Burst river...
Floods in Bamnet Narong District, Chaiyaphum Province Sept. 27. (Photo: Municipality of Bamnet Narong)

Dianmu Damns 10 Thailand Provinces to Worst Flooding in 50 Years

Tropical Storm Dianmu unleashed torrential rain and flooding across Thailand, with at least 10 provinces reporting severe damage. Provinces including Nakhon Sawan, Sukhothai, Phetchabun, Nakhon...
The Noi River in Ayutthaya overflowed, inundating Sena and Phak Hai districts.

Say What? Prayut Says Flooding Not a Concern This Year.

PM's dumbfounding comments came the same day as the Noi River in Ayutthaya overflowed

Rising Chao Phraya Prompts Flood Warnings

The Royal Irrigation Department warns of the rising level of the Chao Phraya River due to heavy downpours in the upper part of the...

Wet Start to Week as Conson Brings Rain Across Thailand Monday

A tropical storm that pounded the Philippines and Vietnam will bring heavy rain across Thailand as the week begins. Now a tropical depression, Conson’s effects...
Flooding Samut Prakan Bangpoo Industrial Estate

Flooding Finally Drops at Samut Prakan Industrial Estate

Flooding has abated at the Bangpoo Industrial Estate in Samut Prakan, which had been more than one meter under water over the past two...
Thailand’s DDPM carry out flood rescue and relief operations in Chumphon, January 2017. (Photo: DDPM)

Year-End Floods to Hit South, Drought in Far North

Thailand’s South is bracing for severe flooding predicted to hit the region next month even as the North faces drought. Office of National Water Resources...
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Severe Flooding Continues in Nakhon Ratchasima

Flooding in Nakhon Ratchasima remained severe Monday as the Mun River continued overflowing, inundating hundreds of homes across numerous subdistricts in Non Sung District. Hard-hit...

Photo View: Repairs Underway on Storm-Ravaged Pattaya Beaches

Repairs are underway on Pattaya’s beaches after the city was hit with some of the worst flooding of the rainy season over the weekend. Bulldozers...
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Noul Slams into Northeast, Flooding Homes, Felling Trees

Tropical depression Noul brought persistent rain to the heart of Nakhon Ratchasima Province where flooding and felled trees damaged houses. Flooding hit low-lying areas in...
Mekong River Commission – Joint Project on Flood and Drought Management

Facebook to Send Flood, Drought Alerts to Lower Mekong Communities

Residents and local governments along the Lower Mekong can now get flood alerts and drought-monitoring information through Facebook under a new partnership with the...

Photo View: Bangkok Starts Sept. With Soggy, Miserable Rush Hour

Six hours of steady, often torrential, rain produced yet another miserable commute for Bangkokians weary of rainy-season floods that never end. Thunderclaps and lightning exploded...
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