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25 Samut Prakan houses fell into the Khlong Bang Hia canal last night in the Bang Phli district. Local people said embankments along the canal and pond had been sinking since Monday, and a subcontractor unsuccessfully tried to repair them. The earth embankment finally broke on Thursday night, and water from the canal flooded into the nearby pond. After the canal ran dry, the bank crumbled, and the houses collapsed. Families fled the scene, collecting as many of the most prized possessions they could. Emergency services cordoned off the area, and district officials were also called to the scene. Police […]

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So many of the places I saw on riverfront locations, looked like they were one torrential downpour away from collapse. With so much rain falling in Asia as a result of the La Niña cycle, it expect to see more of this. 

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