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by prcscct
Fri May 26, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Governor apologises for city flood chaos: 'I tried my best' ......."In several areas, the volume of rain was measured at more than 100 millimetres per hour the previous night and that resulted in the overwhelming volume of excess water in Bangkok's canals, he said. The heaviest rain was measured in...
by prcscct
Fri May 26, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Bangkok flooding is chronic problem "BMA officials admit they cannot cope with heavy rains as experts blame infrastructure and lack of preparedness. BANGKOK WILL continue to experience flooding after heavy rains unless water-drainage problems including roads and canals are solved, water-management ...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The History of Southeast Asia
Replies: 2
Views: 148

The History of Southeast Asia

This one will give even history scholars a headache. :shock: Regardless, it's worth watching and perhaps merits additional research if anyone is so inclined. One point I find interesting is that there was a Kingdom or State named Phetchaburi starting around 795 AD and lasting until about 900 AD that...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1651
Views: 37993

Re: The Rugby Thread

Yes, below are the published stats for Australia. I forget sometimes that Australian Rules football is the largest and most popular spectator sport of all down-under it appears. I enjoy watching a good match when I can see one, which is very rare here. FOX has one sometimes. Pete :cheers: Screen Sho...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Water Dispensers fail tests
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Water Dispensers fail tests

This isn't new. They've been bad since not long after they were introduced more than 20 years ago, as many are not maintained or cleaned properly. Use at your own risk. Pete :cheers: "Almost half of all coin-operated water vending machines nationwide are below standard with the water unsafe for gene...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

Widespread city flooding, water slowly draining "Bangkok faced city-wide flooding following heavy rain late Wednesday and early Thursday with 23 stretches on major roads under water and Wang Thong Lang district the hardest hit......Wang Thong Lang had heaviest rainfall with 156 millimetres. Heavy f...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: News
Topic: 100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin
Replies: 2
Views: 461

100-strong force raids 2 luxury beach homes in Hua Hin

"Almost 100 law enforcement officials raided two houses alleged to have been built illegally by a retired army officer on Khao Takiab in Prachuap Khiri Khan's popular holiday district of Hua Hin yesterday. Army, police and forestry and administrative officials searched the luxury houses mainly cater...
by prcscct
Thu May 25, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2479
Views: 199177

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Heavy rain warning for North, Northeast then Bangkok Published: 25/05/2017 at 02:02 AM Online news: (Photos at link) "A huge electrical storm and heavy rain pounded Bangkok late Wednesday and early Thursday, flooding most roads in the city and heralding problems for the Thursday morning commute. Th...
by prcscct
Wed May 24, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2479
Views: 199177

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

BANGKOK — Bangkok and much of the nation will be inundated by heavy rains through Monday as monsoon season thunders in. Most of the country will see heavy rain roll in from the north and move down toward the capital and central provinces. Showers will reach the south by the weekend. Bangkok and surr...
by prcscct
Wed May 24, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Thailand floods of 2017

RID opens dam taps to ease North floods
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general ... rth-floods
by prcscct
Tue May 23, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Thailand floods of 2017

My bones are telling me this is going to be a wet year with periodic and perhaps major flooding. Check in here prior to your visit to Thailand and before in-country trips to see what the current situation is. Below is a recap (oldest to newest) as to where we are at the moment. Go to the links to se...
by prcscct
Tue May 23, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Hua Hin declared as a rabies stricken state
Replies: 44
Views: 7241

Re: Hua Hin declared as a rabies stricken state

This article seems to sum up what and when: https://www.vaccines.gov/diseases/rabies/ Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each ye...
by prcscct
Tue May 23, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2479
Views: 199177

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Weather Warning "Severe Heavy Rain in upper Thailand and strong winds in Andaman Sea " No. 1 Time Issued : May 23, 2017 During 24-28 May, more rain with heavy somewhere is expected in the following regions: During 24-25 May North: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Uttara...
by prcscct
Tue May 23, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Hua Hin declared as a rabies stricken state
Replies: 44
Views: 7241

Re: Hua Hin declared as a rabies stricken state

Is there actually a vaccine for rabies now? Does it mean that when vaccinated and if bitten by a rabid animal the series of jabs after-the-fact are not needed? All I have heard of in recent years is that if bitten the series of shots that used to have to go directly into the stomach lining and very ...
by prcscct
Tue May 23, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Hua Hin hotels push airport redevelopment
Replies: 10
Views: 887

Hua Hin hotels push airport redevelopment

"Hotel operators in Hua Hin and Cha-am have urged the government to speed up a revamp of the existing airport to develop better links to Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China and India.".....

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/transpo ... rport-redo