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 beginning of the rainy season, according to state meteorologists. According to Meteorological Department Director Somsak Khaosuwan, this year’s rainy season this year will bring more rain, in terms ...

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...

Super Soaker: Thai south in for a wettening – and possible floodening

Super Soaker: Thai south in for a wettening – and possible floodening

Provinces in the Thai south and east are being warned to expect heavy rain with possible flooding beginning next week. Heavy rain is expected to hit 14 provinces starting Oct. 15,...

Thai gov’t blames weather, vehicles for hazardous smog

Thai gov’t blames weather, vehicles for hazardous smog

Faced with the return of hazardous air pollution to Bangkok, the government yesterday blamed a high-pressure system and vehicle exhaust for putting the capital back among the...

Shelter for All: Man behind dog refugee camps helping other homeless Thai animals (Photos)

Shelter for All: Man behind dog refugee camps helping other homeless Thai animals (Photos)

While aid finally catches up with human needs in the flood-devastated northeast, stranded animals abandoned to fend for themselves are getting a little relief thanks to a...


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