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Torrential rain leaves Bangkok roads flooded, with more heavy rain on the way

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Bangkok roads have been left flooded after yesterday’s torrential downpours in the capital, with the Thai Meteorological Department saying there’s more wet weather to come. According to a Nation Thailand report, the TMD says a monsoon ridge over the east and lower central region, as well as the southwesterly monsoon over the Andaman Sea, means many parts of Thailand, including Bangkok, will see more heavy rain this week.

Yesterday afternoon, around an hour after the torrential downpour hit the capital, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Sewerage and Drainage Department released a list of the districts and roads that were worst affected. According to the Nation Thailand report…

Bang Khen

• Inbound Chaeng Wattana at the Bang Khen roundabout

• Theparak Road on the side of Big C ahead of Klong Lam Phak Chee Bridge

Phra Khanong

• Soi Sukhumvit 62 Branch 1

• Soi Sukhumvit 64 branches 6-5-2-1 and 6-5-2-2

• Soi Sukhumvit 101 (in front of Holy Enfant School)

• Soi Punnawithi 20 (entrance of Wat Thammongkol)

• Soi Watchiratham Satit 25

• Soi Watchiratham Satit 32-34

• Soi Watchiratham Satit 57

Phasi Charoen

• Soi Yim Prayoon

• Phetkasem Road from Soi Phetkasem 33 to in front of Seacon Bang Kae shopping mall

• Ratchapruek Road intersection with Bang Waek Road

Lak Si

• Soi Chaeng Wattana near Muang Thong Lake

• Soi Chaeng Wattana 10 branches 9-1

• Roads in the compound of Pasaya and North Park housing estates

Lak Si district recorded the most amount of rain, with 122.5 millimetres reported in 6 hours. In addition, a number of local train services have been cancelled in Nong Khai, between Kaeng Koi Junction and Bua Yai Junction as a result of the tracks being underwater and damaged by floodwater. A further 6 trains between Bangkok and Nong Khai had to be rerouted due to a section of track that was underwater.

Bangkok Flooding

Bangkok Flooding

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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