This past weekend saw only limited flooding in and around the inner areas of Bangkok and it was mainly confined to the riverside; the majority of the overflow water has receded quickly.

All of the main tourist attractions near the have river remained open, such as The Grand Palace, Wat Po and the reclining Buddha and Temple of Dawn. The main shopping areas of Bangkok have also remained open and operated normally. However, the Chatuchak weekend market vendors had cleared out their shops as they were worried about flooding. The Chao Phraya Express boats also did not run mainly due to the high tides.

Although this critical period is coming to an end there is still a lot of water that is waiting to be drained out to sea, the municipal authorities are now working to try manage and to speed up the water flow out to the sea. Places like Nakorn Sawan and Ayutthaya which were heavily flooded are now reporting that the waters are now steadily receding

Bangkok’s main airport, The Suvarnabhumi Airport has continued to remain open, as well.

Wishing you safety and fun in your journeys,
Palace Tours