BTS flooded after heavy thunderstorm

The floors of several BTS train cars were covered by water after a severe thunderstorm hit Bangkok earlier today. 

Facebook user Tang Siripatra took a photo of the flooding and shared it to her account roughly one hour ago. The picture has already been re-shared almost 3,000 times, raising a series of concerns both related and unrelated to the photo’s content.

BTS riders are worried about their safety, specifically whether or not a loose power cable will risk electrocuting waterlogged passengers. Meanwhile, another group of commentators is freaked out about the abnormally harsh weather. This second group speculated that Global Warming was taking its toll on Bangkok.

But for the optimistic, this could only mean one thing: we are having a cool Songkran this year.

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