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Thailand and Bangkok Flood Situation Report - 26 October 2011

Thailand and Bangkok Flood Situation Report - 26 October 2011

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Weather and flooding update for Bangkok and Thailand for the 26th of October 2011, as compiled by the EU Delegation.

The information in the report has been aggregated from local authorities and double checked.
Weather and flooding update for Bangkok and Thailand for the 26th of October 2011, as compiled by the EU Delegation.

The information in the report has been aggregated from local authorities and double checked.

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Published by: mike_darnell on Oct 26, 2011
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Important note:
The MFA Thailand has set up the coordination center at the Department of Protocol to facilitateall Diplomatic and Consular Missions and International Organizations in Bangkok in emergencycases related to the flood crisis. The center does not stand as an information source on floodsituation. It has been created to assists the missions if their premises have been affected by thefloods and relocation is required.Contact:Tel. 02-203-5000 (MFA telephone exchange)Tel. 02-643-5158 to 60 (Department of Protocol)2.
The Cabinet has declared 27
, 28
and 31
October,2011 a Public Holiday for 20 flood affectedprovinces including Bangkok.
Travel alert  
All EU MS advise their citizens to monitor closely the situation, particularly in Bangkok, giving thesources of information (e.g. disaster center, local media, etc). The Embassies rather factually updatetheir advices then upgrade its level as of this moment. Only HU is advising against 
non-essentialtravel to Bangkok and the flood-ridden Northern and Northeastern provinces of Thailand.
The change of travel advice is considered by all the MS according to the development of the situation.
 Affected EU citizens
Few EU citizens seeking advice on the situation and assistance in visa related matters.Few residents being affected by the floods seeking advice on situation development.
Weather forecast 
/metrological department/The moderate northeast monsoon prevails over the Gulf of Thailand and southern Thailand.Isolated to widely scattered rain occurs in the Central and the East.Scattered to fairly widespread rain is expected with Isolated heavy fall over the SouthCENTRAL:Isolated thundershower in Nakhon Pathom, Samut Songkhram, Ratchaburi and Kanchanaburi.Flood remains in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sara Buri, Lop Buri, Uthai Thani, Sing Buri,and Nakhon Sawan provinces.26
October - widely scattered rain.
October - widely scattered rain.
28 affected provinces in Thailand. MAPS:www.thaiflood.com/en/ www.thailandtourismupdate.com/LocationAlertsDetail/55/295/Flood-Situation NORTH:Nakhom Sawan, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Uthai Thani, Kampangpetch and Tak NORTHEAST:Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Srisaket, Surin, Roi-et, Mahasarakham and KalasinCENTRAL: Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Ang Thong, Chai Nat, Lopburi, , Nakhom Pathom, Nonthaburi,Samut Sakhon, Pathum Thani, Singburi, RatchaburiEASTERN: Chacheongsao, Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi
The inundation in affected provinces remains unchanged or decreases with the exception of:Surin, Mahasarakham, Yasothon and Ubon Ratchathani Province.3.
The total fatalities are 373 deaths and 2 missing
(1 in Mae Hong Son, and 1 in Uttaradit).4. The heaviest rainfall in the past 24 hours is in Plong Sub-District, Teong District and Chiang RaiProvince at 69.0 mm.5.
Major tourist destinations such as: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi,Pattaya, Ko Chang, Rayong, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Ko Samui and all provinces in southernThailand are experiencing normal weather conditions (for Bangkok see: current situation).
 Areas on alert 
(Increase of the water in Rangsit and Pathum Thani;Sea level expected to rise as high as 2 meters)
Don Muaneg (36)
Lak Si (41)
Bang Khen (5)
Chatuchak (30)
Ban Sue (29)
Sai Mai
further flashfloods (42)
 Already affected districts
Phra Nakhon (1)
Dusit (2)
Samphanthawong (13)
Bangkok Noi (20)
Bang Phlat (25)
Sai Mai (42)
Note: Indication of all the districts in the attachment.
 Affected areas and roads:NORTH
Bang Phlat, Charansanitwong Road, Soi 74/1 up to 80 (water level 50-80 cm, still increasing)
Sirindhorn Road Soi 2 (water level 30-50 cm; expected to be controlled within 3-4 days)
Charansanitwong outband to Bang Khun Sri, Bang Khun Non (water level 50 cm, not passable to small cars)
Don Muaneg in front of EOC (water level 60 cm)Flood victims moved to the National Stadium (close to MBK)
Don Mueng
Rangsit brigde
closed until further notice
Vibhavadi Road up to Rangsit intersection
closed until further notice
Phahol Yothin Road
closed until further notice
Chaengwattana Road
water level 30-50 cm, passable to small cars
Sai Mai Road (Wat Nong Yai to Soi Phemsin)
flooding, still open
Pin-klao bridge to Pata Pin-klao Department Store
flooding, still open
Bang Phlat District Office
flooding, still open
 Alerted areas in the inner Bangkok (see map below):
Phahol Yothin Rd, nearby Klong Sam Sen and Klong Bang Sue (Phaya Thai)
Sukhumvit Rd. Soi 105 (Bang Na)
Khlong Phrakanong untill soi La Salle;
Sukhumvit Soi 39 i 49 (Wattana)
Lad Phrao Shopping Complex and Khlong Lad Phrao (Wang Thong Lang)
Navamin Road from Khlong Don-Eka, both sides of Prasert Manukit Road (Bung Kum)
Ratchadapisek in front of Robinson Department Store (Din Daeng)
Lad Phrao intersaction on Ratchadapisek Rd (Chatuchak)
Ratchathewi Intersection on Petchaburi Rd (Ratchathewi)
Nikhom Makkasan Rd (Ratchathewi)
Rama VI Rd, Khlong Prajaejeen and Prajaejeen Market, Ratchathewi)
Phetchakasem Rd Soi 63, soi Wat Muang (Bang Khae)
Yen Akart Road, Nang Linchee Road, Soi Sribumpen 14 (Yannawa)
Srinakarintara Road, Khlong Tachang area (Pawet)
Sanam Chai Road, Maha Raj Road (Phra Nakhon)
Thung Song Thong, Thung Sak, Don Muaneg (Don Muang)Bangkok 
’s alerted locations

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