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Thailand Floods 2011: Bangkok Braces For Arrival Of Floods (PHOTOS)

Thailand Floods 2011: Bangkok Braces For Arrival Of Floods (PHOTOS) | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Thai authorities are building sandbag barricades in the capital Bangkok to protect it from the worst floods in decades that have already killed nearly 270 people across the country.

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PhotoBlog - Floods leave hundreds dead in Cambodia and Thailand

PhotoBlog - Floods leave hundreds dead in Cambodia and Thailand | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

I was impressed to see the traffic cop still at his post. Read more about the floods, which have affected Vietnam and the Philippines as well as Cambodia and Thailand.
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Flooding in Thailand, September-October 2011:

The flooding that began in northern Thailand has now spread across much of the kingdom, consequently curation has been expanded to include national news.

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Thailand scrambles to prevent humanitarian disaster from floods

Thailand scrambles to prevent humanitarian disaster from floods | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai rescue workers scrambled on Monday to prevent a humanitarian disaster as the worst flooding in half a century swamped large sections of the country, shut factories and stranded...
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Bangkok City Hall setting up flood operations centre to tackle crisis in suburbs

Bangkok City Hall setting up flood operations centre to tackle crisis in suburbs | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra on Monday said the city authorities are setting up an operations centre to cope with possible flooding in the eastern part of the capital and help flood victims as the situation has become worrying.

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PM asserts flood situation stable, no plan to announce disaster zones

PM asserts flood situation stable, no plan to announce disaster zones | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said it needs not announce a national disaster at the moment, but has ordered canal dredging and reinforcement of flood prevention embankments to protect Bangkok from flooding.

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Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens on Flooding in Thailand - U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand

Seasonal monsoon rainfall worsened by a series of tropical depressions is flooding wide areas of central Thailand and scattered locations in northern and northeastern Thailand. These conditions are expected to continue for at least several more days, worsening in the Chao Phraya River basin from Uthaithani and Chai Nat provinces to Ayutthaya. Flood conditions between Ayutthaya and the mouth of the Chao Phraya River south of Bangkok are expected to increase in severity for several additional days. Land transportation is disrupted in these areas.

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Bangkok Post : More dam water to be released

Bangkok Post : More dam water to be released | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
The Royal Irrigation Department will today begin releasing larger amounts of excess water out of the Bhumibol and Sirikit dams, the country's two main dams in the North.
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Thai floods kill 224, inundate World Heritage Site

Thai floods kill 224, inundate World Heritage Site | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
BANGKOK (Reuters) - At least 224 people have died in flooding in Thailand since mid-July and water has inundated the 400-year-old Chai Wattanaram temple in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage...
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Residents in the North Being Warned of Flood Dangers | Chiangrai Times Newspaper

Residents in the North Being Warned of Flood Dangers | Chiangrai Times Newspaper | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
The Meteorological Department issued a flash-flood alert for Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Phayao, Phrae, Tak, Loei, Nong Khai, Beung Kan (in Nong Khai), Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom because rain would continue falling even though the...
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Chiang Mai has almost returned to normal after floodwaters recede - Pattaya Mail - Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more...

Chiang Mai has almost returned to normal after floodwaters recede - Pattaya Mail - Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more... | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
CHIANG MAI, Oct 1 - The northern province of Chiang Mai has almost returned to normal after floodwater receded and all remaining areas hit by the inu...
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Major dams in Thailand over capacity

Major dams in Thailand over capacity | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Bangkok's fate may hinge on Pasak Jalasid Dam which is 135% full; North, Northeast face more rains, floods' major clean-up in Chiang Mai Eleven of the country's 26 major dams currently contain more water than their official capacity, while others are 82 to 99 per cent "full", according to the latest updates released by the Royal Irrigation Department yesterday.

 

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Chiang Mai flooding update 1st October 2011 | Travelfish on Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai flooding update 1st October 2011 | Travelfish on Chiang Mai | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
An update on the flooding situation in Chiang Mai Thailand for October 1, 2011. Includes photo and suggestions on ways you can assist in the clean-up.
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Floods kill hundreds in Southeast Asia

Floods kill hundreds in Southeast Asia | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Massive floods have left 500 people dead across Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, officials said Monday, as authorities stepped up efforts to reach victims of the unusually heavy monsoon rains.

 

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Tourists warned as floods continue to wreak havoc in Thailand | CNNGo.com

Tourists warned as floods continue to wreak havoc in Thailand | CNNGo.com | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Bangkok braces for floodwaters following word from officials that the worst yet to come.
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Bangkok Governor Says 15 Areas of City at Risk of Flooding - Businessweek

Thai authorities are monitoring 15 areas of the capital, Bangkok, that are at most risk of flooding, Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said today.
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Flooding hit Ayutthaya province [ Thailand ] - Oct 9 2011 Thai audio, Italian subtitles.

In the province of Ayutthaya (famous for the rests of the ancient city and for the Historic Park, proclamed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO) heavy floodin...
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US offers aid to flood-hit victims

US offers aid to flood-hit victims | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
The United States has offered aid including personnel and cargo aircraft to Thailand to help relieve the impacts of the flood crisis.
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Thai Red Cross Society urgently needs blood donation : National News Bureau of Thailand

Thai Red Cross Society urgently needs blood donation : National News Bureau of Thailand | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

BANGKOK, 10 October 2011 (NNT) – The Thai Red Cross Society is in urgent need of blood donation now that flooding is badly affecting hospitals in many provinces.

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Highways swamped

Highways swamped | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Highway Police Commander Maj-General Noraboon Nanna reported that many highways linking provinces were inundated yesterday, causing problems for motorists.
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Thailand hit by worst monsoon in 50 years - Asia-pacific - Al Jazeera English

More than two million people affected and tens of thousands evacuated in crisis that now threatens Bangkok.
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Pollution in floodwaters raising health concerns

Pollution in floodwaters raising health concerns | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
The flood problem has lowered the water quality in four rivers, the Water Pollution Control Department's Water Quality Management Office director Anupan Itharat said yesterday, raising fears for the health of thousands living near the waterways.
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Chiang Mai Flood Update | Thailand travel guide

Chiang Mai Flood Update | Thailand travel guide | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

The latest situation on the Chiang Mai floods.

 

"Flooding in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai has gone and roads have been cleared."

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Floods collapses 23 provinces, 2 million victims, 200 deaths : National News Bureau of Thailand

Floods collapses 23 provinces, 2 million victims, 200 deaths : National News Bureau of Thailand | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
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Clean Up Begins As Chiang Mai Floods Recede - Thailand Forum

Clean Up Begins As Chiang Mai Floods Recede - Thailand Forum | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Clean up begins as Chiang Mai floods recede Flood cost estimates from 1 billion Baht Chiang Mai Mail online reporters Clean up began around the cit...
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