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As the rain pours down on northern Thailand, Bangkok authorities are stepping up canal drainage to prepare for more water runoff. Governor Chadchar Sittipunt inspected operations in Prem Prachakon Canal this morning. The canal is the main channel in the Don Mueang and Lak Si districts for water to be drained into the Chao Phraya River at the Rama VII Bridge. Chadchat said the Chao Phraya’s water level is rising steadily, as water is being released through the upstream Chao Phraya Dam, in Chai Nat province, at an increased rate of about 2,800m3/sec to maintain a safe level in the […]

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Instead of reducing dam and weir levels for impending heavy rain the incompetant idiots in charge wait till the dam/weir is near breeching to release water which then exacerbates flooding downstream, areas which have already been inundated with heavy rain.  They create their own flooding.

Totally have NO ONE looking at and controlling the overall situation for the whole Thailand and supportive structures regionally and locally.   Why ??? Fear of reprisal probably from an incompetent who paid for his position with family money. So no logical, sometimes life saving, decision is made.

Flash flooding no one can plan for, year in year out flooding can be planned for and remedied.

Thais are their own worst enemy.☺️

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