BANGKOK, Nov 14 -- Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra on Monday will inspect the location at Don Mueang where the government’s 'Big Bag' flood barrier was dismantled by angry residents affected by surging floodwater due to the flood-prevention dyke implemented to slow the deluge from overflowing into inner Bangkok.
Bangkok, November, 12 2011-- In a beehive of once-empty cement forms, a neighborhood in Bangkok's northern reaches has risen from the waters that have inundated much of the rest of the metropolitan area.
Bangkok, 11 November 2011 -- The commercial heart of Thailand's capital is still at risk of flooding, with the next 10 days likely to be crucial in the battle to keep dry.
As Thailand continues to battle its worst floods in 50 years, a political analyst involved in the relief effort predicted that streets in the capital would remain flooded for at least two weeks.
In Bangkok, it's not just humans who are suffering the worst flooding the country has seen in decades. Thousands of pets have been stranded by rising waters - but huge efforts are being made to find them and take them to safety.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has pulled out of an Asia-Pacific summit at the weekend to focus on the floods crisis.
BANGKOK, November 7, 2011 - The Thai capital, built on swampland, is slowly sinking and the floods currently besieging Bangkok could be merely a foretaste of a grim future as climate change makes its impact felt, experts say.
BANGKOK, November 6, 2011 - The death toll from Thailand's worst floods in decades jumped above 500 on Sunday as the seemingly unstoppable waters crept deeper into Bangkok, swamping main roads and threatening the city centre.
BANGKOK, November 4, 2011- Thailand's worst floods in half a century reached the edge of downtown Bangkok on Friday, threatening some underground rail stations and forcing the closure of a major shopping centre.
BANGKOK, November 3, 2011 - Frustrated flood victims berated Thailand's under-pressure prime minister on Thursday during a visit to inundated areas of the capital Bangkok, one-fifth of which is now under water.
BANGKOK, November 2, 2011 - The death toll from Thailand's worst floods in decades surged above 400 on Wednesday as public anger simmered over the authorities' handling of the crisis.
BANGKOK, November 2, 2011 - Standing waist-deep in brown floodwater outside her Bangkok home, Saisunee Sontana is short of food and getting desperate, while a short drive away air-conditioned restaurants serve well-heeled diners.
BANGKOK, November 2, 2011 - Thai authorities warned flood victims Wednesday of an increased danger of electrocution in densely populated Bangkok and its suburbs as the toll from the worst inundation in decades surged above 400.
BANGKOK, November 2, 2011 - Suspected Muslim insurgents killed six people in a bomb and gun attack in Thailand's deep south on Wednesday, police said, the latest in a string of blasts to rock the region in recent weeks.
BANGKOK, November 1, 2011 - Bangkok authorities insisted on Tuesday they could not ease the flooding crisis for everyone in the city, as anger and misery grew in inundated areas over the lack of assistance from officials.
In the event of a water landing… flooded airport pictures show extent of Thai crisis which is worst in over half a century
BANGKOK, October 31, 2011 - Tensions were rising between Thai residents and authorities in flooded parts of Bangkok on Monday, with hundreds protesting that their homes were being sacrificed in attempts to keep the city centre dry.
BANGKOK, October 29, 2011- Police in Thailand have detained nine soldiers suspected of killing 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong river in early October, authorities in the kingdom said Saturday.
BANGKOK, October 29, 2011 - Floods engulfing parts of the Thai capital should start to recede soon, the prime minister said Saturday after barriers along Bangkok's swollen main river prevented a disastrous overflow.
BANGKOK, October 30, 2011 - Residents living along canals in parts of northern Bangkok were warned Sunday to be ready to evacuate if needed because of the spread of floods that have so far spared most of the Thai capital.