The governor, however, said due to improvement in efficiency Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) officials managed to tackle flooding in most areas before the morning rush hours at 7am. He said flooding on Sukhumvit Soi 26 was resolved by 8.30am as the area was complicated. “I’ve instructed BMA officials to make preparations to deal with flooding during the rainy season since early this year by draining sewers and increasing the capacity of our water pumps,” the governor posted on his Facebook wall.
It said it took about one hour to drain floodwater under the BTS Baring station after the area was flood at 1.30am.
There has also been heavy rain and storms in parts of Isaan including Udon Thani, with flooding and wind damage reported.
Credit: The Nation