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Bangkokians urged to work from home during Oct. 5-7 due to heavy rain

  BANGKOK Metropolitan Administration (BMA) today (Oct. 4) said it is gearing up to ask the private sector to allow their staff to work from home during Oct. 5-7 to avoid the impact of torrential rain as some people were stranded in the floods last evening, Amarin TV said. Bangkok Deputy Governor Tavida Kamolvej admitted

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Red flag alert issued in Rangsit as key canal overflows amid incessant rain

  RANGSIT municipality this afternoon (Sept. 8) issued a red flag alert as continuous heavy rain has led to water in the Rangsit Prayoonsak canal now overflowing the dam line onto the roads, Matichon newspaper quoted JS100 Radio as saying. Pol. Capt. Dr. Trilup Thoopkrachang, Rangsit city’s mayor, together with a team of officials had

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Doi Inthanon shut, Chiang Mai flooded after 200mm rain

  CONTINUOUS rain since last night reaching as much as 200 millimetres at Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon National Park led to the popular park temporarily shutting its tourists attractions and the northern city inundated with forest runoff, Naewna newspaper said this afternoon (May 21). The torrential downpour caused waterfalls to rise rapidly and rivers overflowing

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8 Koh Samui resort bungalows destroyed in rain-triggered landslide

  TORRENTIAL rain lashed Koh Samui last night triggering a landslide in the wee hours that destroyed eight bungalows at Merit Resort but fortunately there were no fatalities with some staff only slightly injured, Matichon newspaper said today (Nov. 13). The tourist island’s administrators and related agencies today inspected the heavy damage at this resort,

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