Floods Get Closer to Bangkok

Heavy rainfall overnight on Thursday 3rd October 2013, left some minor roads in Bangkok flooded. The main areas affected were Ratchadapisek, Ranintra and Phahonyothin. The flooding wasn’t severe and did…

39 Dead in Cambodia Floods

In a statement made on Thursday 3rd October 2013, Cambodia’s National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) gave some figures regarding the flooding of the Mekong river and heavy rainfall that…

Thailand Floods Update September 2013

Thailand has suffered severe flooding, particularly in the north eastern regions, since 17th September 2013. On 26th September, director general of Thailand’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, Chatchai Promlert, issued…

Flooding in Gujarat, India

Flooding continues in the Indian state of Gujuarat, after 3 days of torrential rain. Parts of Gujarat were initially badly hit on Tuesday and Wednesday, 25th September, especially the of…

50 Days of Floods in Khabarovsk

Finally, around 50 days after the state of emergency was first declared, the flood warnings for the Khabarovsk region in Russia’s far east have been lifted. Russia’s Emergency Situations Minister,…

Floods Across South East Asia

Much of the south East Asia region as a whole seems to be under water. There is currently flooding in Myanmar, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. In Myanmar flooding…

9 Dead in Thailand Floods

Many parts of Thailand are still struggling to cope with the huge amounts of rainfall seen over the last few days, in particular the north eastern provinces of Surin and…

Flash Floods Kill 20 in Vietnam

At least 20 people have been killed in flash floods in central Vietnam on Tuesday 24th September. A further 6 people are reported as missing, with more fatalities a possibility.…

Further Flooding in Laos

Southern Laos was badly hit by floods between 16th and 19 September after prolonged heavy rainfall that lasted several days. The rainfall was the result of a tropical depression in…

Floods Hit Japan After Typhoon Man-Yi

Typhoon Man-yi brought torrential rainfall and flooding to parts of Japan on Monday 16th September. Japan’s public broadcaster NHK say that in total 18 western and central prefectures have been…

Widespread Floods Across Indonesia

Floods have struck in various regions of Indonesia on Borneo, Sulawesi and Sumatra . The areas suffering are widespread and include the Indonesian provinces of East Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, Gorontalo…