Thailand flooding update

Update: BBC News also has a story today: Severe floods in southern Thailand have killed 53 people, officials say, as rains begin to ease after two weeks. The unseasonably wet weather has inundated 10 provinces, affecting two million people and forcing more than 40,000 to flee their homes. Thousands of roads and bridges and hundreds […]

Thailand flooding update

New York Times: “Thailand Mounts Rescue Effort After Powerful Storms” The Thai government sent its only aircraft carrier to rescue stranded residents and tourists on Thursday after unseasonable storms inundated six southern provinces and offshore islands, killing at least 17 people and stranding thousands more. Torrential rains, floods, mudslides and rough seas swamped seaside villages […]

Thailand flooding: maps and details

Note: This post is from March, 2001. For more posts about flooding in Thailand as of Sept./Oct., 2011, see the Thailand Flooding tag. First, here are maps of the affected areas, as these seem to be in high demand. This is from the Bangkok Post: And there’s this more detailed graphic, from the Nation: The […]