Floods in Thailand
Torrential rain has battered Taiwan, flooding low-lying areas of the densely populated island of 23 million people. In the town of Sanshia
A fresh bout of heavy rain has caused severe flooding and left one person dead in Thailand. Several southern provinces have been declared disaster
Japan’s factories cut output more than expected in November due to supply disruptions from flooding in Thailand. Industrial output fell 2.6 percent
Toyota has more than halved its annual profit forecast. It has been cut to the equivalent of less than two billion euros because of the strong yen
With the flood waters finally receding in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, residents were hard at work on Sunday, slowly restoring their city to
The worst may be over but Thailand is now bracing for a clean-up bill running well into billions of euros after floods devastated much of the
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visited Thai floods victims in an evacuation centre at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University.
Bangkok’s renowned visitor attraction, Ayutthaya Elephant Palace, reopened on Tuesday after it was closed due to serious floods in early September.
Aerial images show the extent of damage suffered in the north, east and west of Bangkok. One third of Thailand has been swamped by flood water.
Volunteers and officials give hot food and water to flood victims in the Thai capital.
Authorities in Thailand are facing growing anger as rising floodwaters spread to new neighbourhoods in the capital Bangkok. With the central and
Peak tides add to misery of Bangkok residents battling floods that have killed at least 381 people and affected more than two million since July.
Their homes have been flooded for nearly a month and some people have had enough. Tempers in the Thai capital have been flaring over the government’s
Bangkok homes may be flooded, alley ways may be waist-deep in filthy water but nothing stops the Thai mail from getting through, at least, not if
Thailand’s floods have submerged parts of Bangkok but it would take more than that to interrupt the rounds of one intrepid postman. Somyod Somsamai
Hopes have been raised that the centre of Thailand’s capital Bangkok might escape the country’s worst floods in decades. But that is little comfort
High tides are putting flood defences to the test in Bangkok as Thailand battles its worst floods in over half a century. At least 377 people have
Thailand’s government has told Bangkok residents to leave the capital due to floods. The city of 12 million people has been placed on high alert by
Flood barriers protecting Bangkok are almost overflowing and worries in the city are high that they could fail in the coming hours. Thailand is
After three months of devastating rains in north, northeast and central Thailand the waters have gained the capital. The people of Bangkok have
Bangkok’s second airport has closed amid Thailand’s worst flooding in half a century. Don Muang airport, used mostly for domestic services, halted
Thailand has declared a four-day special holiday in parts of the country as it struggles to cope with widespread flooding. Several provinces are
In a clear sign of Thailand’s worsening flood situation, the main evacuation centre for Bangkok and outlying areas was itself evacuated as the rising
A third of Thailand’s provinces have been badly affected by flooding that has left 356 people dead. At an industrial estate in Pathum Thani, the