Posts Tagged 'Bangkok'

Bangkok Underwater – High Res Photos

The Atlantic presents 42 photos of flooding in Thailand.

Heavy monsoon rains have been drenching Southeast Asia since mid-July, causing mudslides and widespread flooding. The deluge has now reached Bangkok, with rising water and associated problems affecting most of the city’s 10 million residents. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that parts of the capital could be inundated by up to 1.5 meters of water and remain flooded for up to a month.

View photos HERE.

 

Pics From Thailand Protest [pics]

The BigPicture has some stunning photos from the protest currently occurring in Thailand.

The Red Shirt political protest in Bangkok, Thailand has been active for nearly two months now, and has entered a new, deadly phase in the past week, with at least 36 of the total 60 deaths occurring in just the last few days.

Go to The BigPicture.


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