Sandbags and more as high tide approaches.

All around Bangkok preparations have been ongoing for weeks. In the inner business area of Bangkok there’s been furious activity this week as Bangkok’s governor has advised Bangkokians to “Prepare for the worst”. This short video I took at on of Bangkok’s most famous shopping mall illustrates the what you see all around here.

Some stores and shops were taking to building cinder block flood walls. I’m not sure how much any of this will help if the water table rises to the point where water is bubbling up from the floor and drains, as I mention HERE.

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As of yesterday, the water level in Bangkok’s Chinatown didn’t look too bad, however I am not a flood expert so whether the water level will rise more than roughly six feet, I cannot say.