Some Like it Wet: Baked Bangkok relieved by rain

Bangkok went from searing to swimming as powerful rainstorms brought flooding to parts of the capital this morning and a respite from the forever-hot that’s plagued the capital for weeks. Commuters got their shoes, socks and pant cuffs soaked this morning in the ‘burbs, from Bearing and Bang Na in the east to Phra Khanong, ...

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Scorching heat blamed for ravaging Bangkok road

Scorching heat blamed for ravaging Bangkok road

The extreme heat in Bangkok has been blamed for fracturing at least one major roadway and posing a threat to drivers. Repair work is underway on the Thai-Japanese Friendship...

12 Thai provinces face water shortages

12 Thai provinces face water shortages

The government has warned that a dozen provinces are at risk of running out of water. Three months of predicted drought combined with a lack of reserves may lead to shortages in...

Duck Deja Vu: Giant rubber bird terrorizes Thai town – again (Video)

Duck Deja Vu: Giant rubber bird terrorizes Thai town – again (Video)

A violent tropical storm swept through Udon Thani last night, sending its iconic-yet-cursed giant rubber duckie once more into the air to the screams of terrified residents. The...

Heat stroke sends Thai net into meme meltdown

Heat stroke sends Thai net into meme meltdown

The mercury keeps rising in Thailand, causing the first reported heat stroke death occurring yesterday in Buriram province. With every day feeling hotter than the last, the...

RIP Pets: Dreadful heat killing Bangkok’s cutest, vulnerable residents

RIP Pets: Dreadful heat killing Bangkok’s cutest, vulnerable residents

The brutal heat isn’t just tormenting the humans of Thailand but their beloved pets as well. Famed rocker Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Khongmalai, whose dog Somkid died...

Blackout plunges Bangkok into sweaty, sleepless night

Blackout plunges Bangkok into sweaty, sleepless night

The Thrones were watched, the kitties tucked in and all that was left for Bangkok was a good night’s sleep. But it wasn’t meant to be. Many Bangkokians were left sweating it...

Deadly Hot: Thai North blisters at 43C, public warned of stroke

Deadly Hot: Thai North blisters at 43C, public warned of stroke

Where there’s smoke, there’s now fire, as searing temperatures in excess of 40C scorch parts of the north today. Lampang city hit 43C yesterday and is forecast to sizzle at up...

Pattaya paralyzed as storm slams city, swamps streets (Video)

Pattaya paralyzed as storm slams city, swamps streets (Video)

Cars drowned in the streets and a man was hit by lightning today in Pattaya when a heavy rainstorm lashed the coastal city. While the north choked on ash, a rain-pocalypse struck...

PM Vows to Snuff All Northern Fires in 7 Days

PM Vows to Snuff All Northern Fires in 7 Days

When northern skies became choked with smoke earlier this year, officials blamed pyros torching their fields before a ban came into effect. When the skies grew darker, they...


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