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Thailand:Floodwaters threaten central part of Bangkok

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

The floodwaters creeping toward central Bangkok have slowed their progress, but more people are being affected as water levels edge up in already flooded districts. Read more…

Thailand:Thai gov’t to compensate flood victims in Bangkok

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011
BANGKOK, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) — A budget of 3,106 million baht (100 million U.S. dollars) was approved on the cabinet meeting Tuesday to compensate households in Bangkok affected by the flood, authorities said. Read more…

Thailand:Thai flooding continues as drainage begins

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

More residents in the Thai capital have been advised to leave their homes as the floodwater flows slowly south. Read more…

Thailand:Floodwater’s impact felt in wider areas

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 7 ,2011

Massive floodwater from the outskirts of Bangkok continues to spread towards the inner part of the city with potentially serious impact. Read more…

Thailand:Floodwater reaches Bangkok industrial park

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011
Floodwater continues to spread in the Thai capital Bangkok, and 8 industrial parks across the country have been inundated.

Water reached the Banchang industrial park in eastern Bangkok on Saturday night and damaged a Chinese electronics parts factory. Read more…

Thailand:Thai flooding strands elephants in Ayutthaya

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011

In flood-hit central Thailand, dozens of elephants have been stranded for the last 2 months.

A tourist facility in Ayutthaya is home to around 100 elephants and offers visitors the chance to feed and ride them. Read more…

Thailand:Floods spread in Bangkok

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 5 ,2011

 

A large amount of flood water north of Bangkok is slowly spreading downstream, disrupting roads and other facilities. Read more…

Thailand:Floodwater threatens disaster relief headquarters

Friday, November 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 4 ,2011

Floodwaters have reached the Thai government’s disaster relief headquarters in Bangkok, forcing the office to consider moving again.

A huge volume of water has been coming down from the north to central parts of the Thai capital, after flooding industrial estates in central Thailand. Read more…

Thailand:Thai flood death toll reaches 437, 2 missing + Photos

Friday, November 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 4 ,2011

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Thailand:Major pumping system not working on Thai floods

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

A huge pumping system built with Japanese help to protect the Thai capital is failing to reduce water moving toward the city center.

The massive floodwater is inching south to an area about 10 kilometers from central Bangkok after causing serious damage to industrial parks in central Thailand. Read more…