2021-10-19

More than 10 railways in Northeast Thailand were shut down due to floods, and Bangkok was ready for flood control

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China News Agency, Bangkok, October 19 (reporter Wang Guoan) – there have been continuous rainstorms in Northeast and central Thailand recently, resulting in flooding in some areas. Thailand’s National Railway Administration said on the 19th that more than 10 railways in the Northeast were temporarily suspended due to the flooding of some sections

affected by the flood, many rural roads in relevant areas were flooded. According to the data of Thailand’s Ministry of transport, 27 rural roads were still impassable as of the same day

More than 10 railways in Northeast Thailand were shut down due to floods, and Bangkok was ready for flood control

on October 7, 2021 local time, there was a flood in namburi Prefecture in the north of Bangkok, Thailand. When the water poured into a restaurant by the river, most people still calmly enjoyed dinner

in the severely affected khorat Prefecture, a well-known local ancient temple was besieged by floods, and a Lying Buddha statue with a history of more than 1300 years and some preserved cultural objects in the temple were at risk of flooding. Carved from sandstone, it is the largest and oldest sandstone Reclining Buddha in Thailand. In order to protect the temple and cultural relics from damage, the local army was urgently dispatched to support the temple in flood fighting and speed up the pumping and drainage of ponding

floods also led to the rise of the water level of the Mekong River. The Department of disaster prevention and reduction of the Ministry of the interior of Thailand has urgently issued a document to remind Bangkok and other places to pay close attention to the rising water level of the Mekong River and make preparations for the flood in advance. According to the prediction of Thailand Meteorological Bureau, the precipitation in some areas will increase recently. It is expected that the residents along the Mekong River will be affected from October 23 to 30

on the same day, Bangkok mayor asayun said that the Bangkok municipal government has made preparations for flood control, inspected and strengthened the strength of flood embankments along the Mekong River, and arranged water situation supervisors on the site to prepare pumps, sandbags and supplies, so as to resist flood invasion and help the affected people at any time. (end)