Heavy downpour floods Bangkok
published : 24 Mar 2015 at 14:04
writer: Online Reporters
A heavy downpour for more than one hour around noon Tuesday in inner Bangkok has caused floods on several roads and traffic jams.
Traffic police reported at least seven locations in Bangkok were flooded. In some areas, the water is as high as the footpath level.
- Photo gallery: Heavy rain leaves flooding, traffic jams (40 photos)
The flooded areas are Asok Montri Road, some sections of Phetchaburi and Ratchadaphisek roads, Soi Suan Phlu, Sukhumvit Sois 1, 2 and 24, Phloenchit Road, Mitmaitri Road near the Thai-Japanese Stadium in Din Daeng and Silom Road.
An image tweeted by Twitter user @hs3nza via @js100radio at 1.45pm Tuesday shows a deep flood in Ratchaphisek Soi 3.
Twitter user @nuto96 tweets via @js100radio an image of Asok intersection taken from a high-rise building at around 1.15pm.
A traffic radio @fm91trafficpro tweets an image of the flood on Surawongse Road at 1.45pm.