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 shopping malls and the eternally unfinished Parliament House were left swimming by 7am after roughly four hours of rain, according to city flood officials. Affected districts included Taling ...

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...

Ready to get wet? Rainy season starts now.

Ready to get wet? Rainy season starts now.

So long, summer heat. Greetings, wet feet! A day after thunderstorms unleashed torrents of rain and explosive lightning over parts of the capital, Monday marks the official...

Summer Soaker: Weekend thunderstorms to drench Bangkok

Summer Soaker: Weekend thunderstorms to drench Bangkok

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will hit most parts of Bangkok this weekend, but don’t expect relief from the heat. The current hot and heavy weather is forecast to run highs up to...

Masks On! Bangkok smog is back from the holidays

Masks On! Bangkok smog is back from the holidays

Not a good morning, Bangkok.  Only a few weeks since it last turned the sky into soup, heavy smog returned to the capital in force Wednesday. Air quality had fallen to a very...

Goodbye breeze, hello haze: Bangkok hails return of toxic smog

Goodbye breeze, hello haze: Bangkok hails return of toxic smog

The recent cool snap may have convinced you that the days of hazardous, fine-particulate smog cloaking the capital were long over. That people could freely roam outside unmasked...

Come hell or high water: Thai couple hold monsoon wedding in flooded south (Photos)

Come hell or high water: Thai couple hold monsoon wedding in flooded south (Photos)

Floods were no obstacle to the most important day in a southern Thai couple’s life. Down in Narathiwat province, where 11 districts have been flooded by heavy rainfall, a couple...

Strong winds, high waves across south as monsoon bears across Thai gulf

Strong winds, high waves across south as monsoon bears across Thai gulf

A monsoon is crossing the Thai gulf and driving heavy rain, strong winds and high waves toward several southern provinces, including popular tourist destinations in Surat Thani...

Frost atop Doi Inthanon heralds the arrival of chilly time in Thailand (Photos)

Frost atop Doi Inthanon heralds the arrival of chilly time in Thailand (Photos)

It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas atop Thailand’s highest peak located in northern Chiang Mai province.  Pictures from Doi Inthanon National Park this morning show...


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