Bangkok reels under first major soaking of 2021

The heat of several days broke about lunchtime today with the year’s first major rainstorm in the capital, but it wasn’t enough to do any damage, right?  Wrong! Flooding, power outages and road accidents occurred across Bangkok this afternoon in the wake of the powerful storm which whipped the city with sheets of rain and ...

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Stop what you’re doing and enjoy winter-mode Bangkok – it won’t last

Stop what you’re doing and enjoy winter-mode Bangkok – it won’t last

Thais were shivering beneath two sweaters this morning as excitement over the wintry weather gripped the kingdom from the capital city to the northern wilds. But, like all good...

Can’t breathe today, Bangkok? Don’t look up, it’s ugly.

Can’t breathe today, Bangkok? Don’t look up, it’s ugly.

Cough cough. Is that COVID-19 or are you just trying to breathe? It only takes looking up today to realize chances are that wintertime smog’s come to shroud Bangkok again.  The...

5 drown in Nakhon Si Thammarat floods; transportation crippled

5 drown in Nakhon Si Thammarat floods; transportation crippled

Two more people died today in the Thai south due to heavy rains and flash flooding, raising the death toll to five, according to the provincial administration of Nakhon Si...

Return of the Smog: 2020 coming to a filthy end for Bangkok

Return of the Smog: 2020 coming to a filthy end for Bangkok

While it’s been some great months breathing “healthy” air through face masks, it only takes looking skyward to see those days are over. Bangkok yesterday at noon saw its...

Biker killed as cars pile up in Bangkok rain havoc

Biker killed as cars pile up in Bangkok rain havoc

A 16-vehicle pile-up shut down Vibhavadi-Rangsit Road early this morning, one of two major accidents that left one man dead as heavy rain continues to fall nationwide. It was...

Swept Away: Tsunami scene in Bangkok’s floodiest soi (Video)

Swept Away: Tsunami scene in Bangkok’s floodiest soi (Video)

Motorbikes fell like dominoes and cars went submersible in Bangkok’s Huai Khwang area following yesterday’s heavy rainfall. What looked like beachfront storm surge in...

Wake me up when September floods: Deluge fills Bangkok’s roads, unfinished parliament

Wake me up when September floods: Deluge fills Bangkok’s roads, unfinished parliament

Bangkok welcomed the new month with floods across the city courtesy of a torrential downpour that began before dawn.  Twenty-one locations, from gated communities and roads to...

Super Soaker: Bangkok wakes to wet and more is coming

Super Soaker: Bangkok wakes to wet and more is coming

A pounding dawn deluge turned many capital roads into shallow canals this morning, making a watery hell for rush-hour commuters – and more is on the way. By 7am, minor flooding...

Bangkok in for weekend of storms, maybe some floods

Bangkok in for weekend of storms, maybe some floods

In case disease and unrest weren’t enough, forecasters say nature will provide some additional calamity this weekend. Heavy thunderstorms this weekend could unleash flash...


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