People living in low-lying areas along main canals in western Bangkok are on full alert today with water drainage drills set to be carried out.
Montas Kosolsomboon, 55, of Wat Saladeang Community in Bang Khae district, said she and her family have closely monitored the water level at Khlong Thawi Watthana in front of her house. The level is now only 10cm below the concrete walkway.
''I have already prepared cement blocks in case the water reaches the first floor of my house. Although the situation will be different from the heavy flooding last year, I can't help feeling scared,'' she said.
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