Flooding in Bangkok expected during Loy Krathong as Chao Phraya continues to rise

The Chao Phraya River is anticipated to proceed rising as the Loy Krathong festival draws near. A Royal Thai Navy Hydrographic Department report stated yesterday that sea levels are rising, which can trigger the river to rise, too. Bangkok and different communities close to the river have been experiencing flooding over the previous few weeks, and the Chao Phraya has repeatedly overflowed its banks throughout excessive tides.
A assertion from the Royal Thai Navy stated that the water levels are expected to proceed rising till November 28. The river will rise by 1.eight to 2 metres in Bangkok Noi, and by 1.7 to 1.9 metres in Samut Prakan, within the space of the Phra Chulachomklao Fort. The statement urges residents to report any flooding that they witness.
“Hence we name on residents to follow reports of potential flooding via the department’s web site,” the assertion reads.
Ensured is a Thai holiday celebrated on the 12th full moon of the lunar calendar where individuals make choices to the water goddess. The floating offerings, often recognized as krathongs, are sometimes made from banana tree trunks and embellished with leaves, flowers, incense sticks and candles..

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