Danger of flooding in central Thailand

Villagers on both sides of the Chao Phraya River have been officially warned of a high probability of flooding across the low-lying areas along the river in the central region of Thailand, which is already a few days under the influence of heavy rains.

Danger of flooding in central Thailand

In addition to the settlements under water may be rice fields and low-lying plains. The situation was aggravated flooding of local rivers, especially in the north of Pong. In the second, the land can come to 1600 -1800 m3 of rain and river water. Each day, the water level will rise to 50-100 cm, which directly threatens the river people.
Despite the dismal outlook, official evacuation plans in the region has not yet been made public. It is predicted that this time the heavy losses incurred by the farm, where were about to begin arrangements for the harvest.
The threat of flooding and hangs over the suburbs of Bangkok. As in previous years, the capital can not escape the sad fate to be flooded for weeks, that brings great damage to all areas of life in Bangkok. The head of administration of the capital has ordered the implementation of preventive measures. For example, were tested diversion canals that fills up the excess rain water from the Chao Phraya River in the neighboring waters.

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