Bangkok Battered by Summer Storm (Photos)

BANGKOK — Thunder and lightning and buckets of rain opened up on the capital as storms hit much of the nation Saturday.

After a month of scorching Sun which saw a record-breaking heat wave and an unprecedented spike of electricity use, the City of Angels was showered with a relieving spell of rain showers since noon, as predicted by the Department of Meteorology. 


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But the torrent of rain also means that traffic was snarled on some flood-prone roads, especially in downtown Sukhumvit.

However, there were no immediate reports of injury. Official website of Bangkok authority says that there is no severe case of flooding so far. 

 

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