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It ain’t “Flooding”, it’s “Ponding”

The non-stop consistent rainfall with intermittent short recesses in between, from 23 Dec 2011 straight thru to 25 Dec 2011, resulted in some unsettling reports of flooding in town, as well as some hot spots. Once again, Liat towers wasn’t … Continue reading

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Loy Krathong from your doorsteps

The annual festival of Loy Krathong is a time where believers observe the floatation of the krathong down the river/ stream or water body, deemed as a gesture to discard one’s sins & misdemeanor in the past year, as well … Continue reading

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It isn’t water splashing festival…

The recent weeks of torrent rainfall coupled with inadequate irrigation management in some rural provinces, saw the annual knee high flooding issue escalate into 1 of the deadliest calamity that Thailand faced in nearly half a century. According to CNN … Continue reading

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Submersible Threshold

2 strikes for the authorities in 2 straight years for failing to address trending flash floods in sunny Singapore. June 2010 saw the island visited by a ‘once in 50yrs’ precipitation, so says the Minister, backed by his scholastic team … Continue reading

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