Bangkok Expands Flood Warnings to 17 Areas After They Flood

Flooding last night along Kampaeng Phet road.

BANGKOK — Brace yourselves for – big surprise – even more flooding, especially in northern Bangkok.

Last night’s torrential rains hit the district of Laksi the worst, where water levels rose over a meter. When officials later assessed the watery toll, they realized the nine areas they were worried about should have actually been 17 – those which flooded last night.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Flood Control Center warns medium to heavy rain will continue to fall in most districts of the capital, so here’s the updated list:

  • Sirat Expressway exit ramp onto Rama VI Road
  • Tao Poon-Pracha Rat Sai 2 intersection
  • Ngam Wong Wan Road in front of Soi Chinnaket
  • Saphan Kwai-Pradipat intersection
  • Chaeng Watthana Road between the Constitutional Court and TOT building
  • Phahon Yothin Road at the Bang Khen roundabout
  • Kamphaeng Phet Road at the Sapandam Tunnel area
  • Ratchayothin Junction on Phahon Yothin Road
  • Along Pradipat intersection until the Sapandam Tunnel area on Rama VI Road
  • Ratchadaphisek Road in front of Bangkok Bank
  • Bang Khun Thian Chai Tha Le Road in front of the Tum Yim restaurant
  • Suwinthawong Road intersection in front of the Min Buri Post Office
  • Ngam Wong Wan Road in front of Phong Phet and Amonphan Market
  • All along Thetsaban Songkhro Road, especially in front of Prachaniwet Market

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