Thailand Floods

Thai minister hit by no confidence motion over floods

Thailand's justice minister had to defend himself against the opposition which alleged official flood relief work had been plagued by corruption.

Thailand counting the costs of devastating floods

Insured losses from Thai floods are still be counted and the disaster could lead to a re-assessment of weather risks to industries in Asia.

Thailand battles infighting while gaining US flood relief

The US has urged flood-stricken Thailand to overcome political infighting during its crisis as it announced immediate assistance for its ally.

Anger mounts in flood-weary Bangkok

Bangkok residents are protesting as frustration mounts that parts of the Thai capital are suffering badly while the centre stays dry.

Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage

Authorities in the Thai capital are repairing a damaged flood gate that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of government.

Thai government desperate to ease flood frustrations

Thai authorities are trying to stem growing anger among flood victims as water swamps new areas and the government maps out a plan of recovery.

Anger rises in flooded Bangkok as centre stays dry

Tensions are rising between Thai residents and authorities in flooded parts of Bangkok as hundreds protest that their homes are being sacrificed.

Thousands flee Bangkok fearing breach of river banks

Traffic clogged rounds out of the Thai capital as thousands of people fled ahead of a high tide expected to worsen floods.

‘Thai floods to last four to six weeks more’

Thailand's floods are expected to last another four to six weeks as a mass of water drains from the north into the sea, government warned.

Let the waters flow, declares Thailand’s premier

In a bid to prevent further flooding, Thailand's premier says she will order Bangkok to open all of its floodgates, but this poses risks of its own.

Thai floods claim more factories but Bangkok safe

Thailand floods have engulfed another industrial estate but Bangkok appears to have escaped the devastation despite heavy monsoon rain.

Nervous Bangkok on alert for Thai flood devastation

Thailand fought to keep floodwaters from flowing towards Bangkok as a spring tide hindered efforts to protect the economic hub's 12-million people.


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