Bang Chan Industrial Estate in the eastern Bangkok suburban district is in more danger of flooding after angry protesters forced the government to open wider a sluice gate in Klong Sam Wa to allow more water to flow from their inundated commuunities.
About 500 people block Nimitmai Road in Khlong Sam Wa district to demand the Khlong Sam Wa sluice gate be opened wider, from 70cm to 1.5m. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration eventually agreed to open the sluice gate by 80cm. TAWEECHAI TAWATPAKORN
The overflow from northen runoff will threaten the industrial estate located in Min Buri district now that the gate has been opened wider.
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