Khao Yai National Park hit with ‘decade’s worst flash flood’ (VIDEO)

Khao Yai National Park was yesterday hit with a flash flood a local official described as “the worst of the decade” — trapping hundreds of tourists taking advantage of the government-mandated Mother’s Day holiday and three Thai celebrities at a riverside resort. At 3pm yesterday, authorities issued an emergency flash flood warning due to unexpectedly ...

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Final death toll of Phuket tour boat tragedy at 47

Final death toll of Phuket tour boat tragedy at 47

The search for survivors — and bodies — from the sinking of the tour boat Phoenix is finally over, and the death toll is sobering: 47. That’s a bit less than half...

UPDATE: 44 victims of Phuket tour boat sinking found so far; one known to be trapped in wreckage

UPDATE: 44 victims of Phuket tour boat sinking found so far; one known to be trapped in wreckage

As a nation cheers the rescue of four more boys from a cave in northern Thailand last night, the aftermath to an oceanic disaster described by Thailand’s Minister of Tourism...

From Mr. T to Messi to Trump: The world is sending encouragement to Chiang Rai

From Mr. T to Messi to Trump: The world is sending encouragement to Chiang Rai

As the extraction of the “Wild Boar” soccer team members from flood Luang Cave continues, words of encouragement have been arriving from all corners of the globe, including...

21 passengers on capsized tourist boat found dead so far; 35 still missing

21 passengers on capsized tourist boat found dead so far; 35 still missing

The death toll in last night’s sinking of the tourist vessel Phoenix has, predictably, continued to mount throughout the day as a Thai Navy search for the missing continues. At...

French diver explains difficulties ahead as trapped team faces ‘race against water’

French diver explains difficulties ahead as trapped team faces ‘race against water’

While the skies around Luang Cave in Thailand’s Chiang Rai province have been largely free of rain the past few days, meteorologists are predicting scattered showers and...

Search and rescue efforts to find missing soccer team continue as anxious parents pray

Search and rescue efforts to find missing soccer team continue as anxious parents pray

Nearly three days after it began, a search and rescue mission has yet to retrieve 12 youth soccer players and their 25-year-old coach, believed trapped inside Luang Khun Nam Nang...

It’s officially rainy season, and will be for the next 4 months

It’s officially rainy season, and will be for the next 4 months

Although we’ve had weeks of summer storms, it’s not yet officially been monsoon season — until today that is. The Meteorological Department’s director-general, Wanchai...

Fire and rain: Thais launch home-made rockets to welcome monsoons

Fire and rain: Thais launch home-made rockets to welcome monsoons

Huge home-made rockets tore through the clouds Sunday as folk bands played for crowds at a rollicking festival in rural Thailand aimed at encouraging the beginning of the monsoon...

Umbrella at the ready: This rain isn’t going anywhere

Umbrella at the ready: This rain isn’t going anywhere

The gloomy skies is not clearing up anytime soon. In fact, it’s expected to rain every day in Bangkok for the rest of the week, according to officials. Every April, all we know...


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