The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) alerted industrial estate operators to get ready for upcoming heavy rainfall as the agency expressed concerns about estates in eastern Bangkok where permanent dykes have not been built.
Governor Veerapong Chaiperm instructed all IEAT estates to check the strength and readiness of dykes and prepare water pumps in each area.
Lardkrabang Industrial Estate, which was flooded briefly last weekend after an earthen dyke subsided following days of heavy rains, is now on watch around the clock. Tomorrow the IEAT will check the readiness at Bang Phli and Bang Pu industrial estates in Samut Prakan, said Dr Veerapong.
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