Bangkok ready for flooding as rainy season arrives
In an effort to prevent repeated flooding in Bangkok, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) yesterday held meeting with authorities from five surrounding provinces to map out water management plan and preventive measures as heavy rains have been forecast during the forthcoming rainy season. The surrounding provinces include Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Chachoengsao, Pathum Thani and Samut Prakan. Highlight of the issues discussed was the flooding on Ngamwongwan Road in Chinnakhet 2 area where residents have repeatedly suffered flooding when the rainy season arrives. This area is the connecting point between Bangkok and Nonthaburi province and it is one of the four connecting points that are under special attention when there is heavy rain. The four connecting points that are the flood risk locations are Sukhumvit Road at Bearing BTS skytrain station at Soi LaSalle; Pahonyothin Road, between Sear Rangsit Department Store to Lam Luk Ka intersection; Chaeng Wattana Road, from Khlong...
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