13 Oct '11, 9am

Travellers to Thailand, beware the floods - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

, be sure to monitor local news for updates on the flood situation when you are there. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Thursday issued an advisory on its website for travellers to Thailand to take safety precautions, should they proceed with their plans. The ministry said that some areas in that northern and eastern parts of Bangkok are at risk of floods. Recommended local English news sources that provide frequent updates include The Bangkok Post and The Nation . Tourists are encouraged to check the Thailand Tourism Update website for updates on the impact of flooding on popular destinations in the country. More local weather reports are available on the Thai Meteorological Department ’s website and updates on the flood situation can also be found on Thailand’s 24/7 Emergency Operations Centre . Travellers to Thailand are also reminded to purchase medical and tra...

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