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Thailand:Thai Flood death toll reaches 594, 2 missing

Friday, November 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 18,2011

BANGKOK, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) — A total of 594 people were confirmed dead and two people were missing in the floods that have inundated the upper part of the country for about four months, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported on Friday. Read more…

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Bangkok:Thai floods cause less damage despite high tides

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Floodwater in central Bangkok, Thailand, has overflowed in areas along the river, but no further damage has been reported so far.

The river peaked with another monthly high tide on Sunday morning, leaving some areas of the capital inundated. Read more…

Bangkok:Thailand braces for spring tide

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Thailand is bracing for more flooding as another spring tide is expected to reach its peak on Sunday.

Bangkok is on the alert against the rising water level of the Chao Phraya River that runs through the city center from the north as well as a threat of more flooding from spring tides coming from the south. Read more…

Thailand:Spring tide floods central Bangkok again

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Another spring tide has begun to hit Thailand, causing river water to spill out in some districts in central Bangkok.

The water level of the Chao Phraya River that runs through the city center rose around 9 AM, when the tide reached its peak on Saturday. Read more…

Thailand:Bangkok remains on alert for flooding

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

The Thai capital Bangkok remains on alert for flooding on Friday as a spring tide has begun. Read more…

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: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:Bangkok inundated

Sunday, November 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011

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The known deaths in the monsoon floods in Thailand have topped 500. The inundation has spread to 25 of the country’s 76 provinces, affecting over 3 million people. 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…