Photo Courtesy of Atichart Jakchaiyok
Photo Courtesy of Atichart Jakchaiyok

Bangkok battered by heavy rain

Breaking News September 24, 2018 12:06

By The Nation

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Many parts of Bangkok were hit by heavy downpours on Monday, causing flooded roads and traffic snarls.

The rain started at about 10.30am and continued past midday in Phra Khanong, Bang Na, Klong Toey, Suan Luang, Vadhana, Huay Kwang, Din Daeng, Phrayathai, Dusit, Chatuchak, Wang Thong Lang Bang Sue, Bang Phlad, Bangkok Noi, Thawee Watana, Taling Chan and Bang Kae.

By 11.30, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration reported that Klong Toey has taken on 36.5mm of rain.

It said officials were draining floodwater on Pracha Rat 2 Road at the Tao Poon intersection, on Phaholyothin Road in front of a BTS station, and on Soi Ekkamai.

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