Following a night of downpour which paralysed traffic on numerous primary roadways in the capital well into Monday early morning, the weather condition workplace has actually alerted locals there might be a repeat on Tuesday night.
The Meteorological Department stated more rain is anticipated over 60% of Bangkok and the surrounding provinces, with heavy rain projection for some locations.
Downpours throughout the night heavy traffic on Monday led to severe traffic jam in numerous locations of the city, while the disturbance of the MRT’s Purple Line service worsened travelling issues.
Numerous hundred guests were stranded at Tao Poon station after trains were suspended due to a technical issue. Service resumed at about 7.30 pm. The Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authority later on stated the issue was the outcome of a breakdown of the electrical power circulation system, triggered by heavy rain.
The downpour was brought by the more powerful southwest monsoon paired with the effect of a low pressure location over Laos and upper Vietnam, the weather condition workplace stated.
Numerous roadways in Pattaya were greatly flooded on Monday night. Sukhumvit Roadway, Beach Roadway and Pattaya-Na Kleau Roadway reported floodwaters of in between 30cm and 90cm. City employees were draining pipes the water today.
In other places in the nation, That Phanom district in Nakhon Phanom ended up being flooded after an hour-long rainstorm on Monday night. The flood was blamed rising level of the Mekong River, which slowed the draining pipes of the run-off. Overflows were likewise reported in some riverside locations in neighbouring Renu Nakhon district along with in Phon Phisai district of Nong Khai, where some schools near the river were purchased to close for 2 days.
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