Tag Archive: Ayutthaya

Oct 31 2011

Bangkok Flooding: High Tides Weathered, But the Battle is Not Over

Central Bangkok appears to have been spared from the added deluge of the seasonal high tides this past weekend but the flooding is not over yet and no one can still really say whether the worst flows have past. However, officials appear to be now looking at the recovery and the major issues now are …

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Oct 27 2011

Bangkok Flooding: ALL Sections Should Prepare for Flooding

In just 24 hours Bangkok’s mood has changed from anxiety to panic. After claiming to be on a holy mission to save Bangkok in a previous comment a couple of weeks ago, Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumband finally admitted that flooding will now reach more areas, including the city center. (eTN) Tears welling in her eyes, …

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Oct 17 2011

A Few Good Reads (10/17/11)

This week: flooding in Thailand, the engineering career and job outlook, and ArcGIS service pack 3. Thai floods: Roads turn to rivers in hard-hit city (mymotherlode.com) "Ayutthaya is uninhabitable now," said Santi Singharerk, a 42-year-old dentist carting away the single suitcase of clothes he was able to salvage from his home. "There’s no running water. …

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Oct 14 2011

Worst Flooding in Thailand in Decades Heading Towards Bangkok


  The ongoing flooding in northern Thailand on the Chao Phraya River is now ever closer to downstream Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Flooding has been going on for 3 months now and is now a threat to the city of close to 10 million people. It looks like the government may be protecting the …

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