Several areas of Bangkok flooded since last night after several hours of continuous heavy rain yesterday

Bangkok –

Several areas of Bangkok were swamped this morning, July 21st, due to constant heavy rain for several hours last night.

Local media reported flooding and drainage problems on major roads in the city, including Ratchadaphisek Road, Pracha Songkhro Road, and Huai Khwang intersection. Situations in Din Daeng Road and Ratchada Road are resolving but traffic congestion was still spotted this morning.

The repetitive flooding area of Rama IV Road is reported with a high water level of about 60-70 centimeters, damaging motorcycles and cars parking on the road and streets nearby. Similar issues were also reported on Udomsuk Road.

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As of this morning, 23 areas in Bangkok were reported with flooding problems. The most affected areas are Sukhumvit Road, Rama IV Road, Asoke Montri Road, Lad Phrao Road, Nawamin Road, and Nawamin Road, Pattanakarn Road, and Ramkhamhaeng Road.

Meanwhile, Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt inspected many affected areas last night and this morning and coordinated with district officials to monitor drainage systems and facilitate the public as much as possible.

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Photo Courtesy: PR Bangkok

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.