23 Oct '11, 1am

Singaporeans in Bangkok says they're 'not unduly worried', despite worsening flood situation there

Singaporeans in Bangkok says they're 'not unduly worried', despite worsening flood situation there

While the worsening flood situation in Bangkok is starting to make some Singaporeans there fret, they said they are not unduly worried. -- PHOTO: AFP By Kimberly Spykerman and Tay Suan Chiang While the worsening flood situation in Bangkok is starting to make some Singaporeans there fret, they said they are not unduly worried. Businessman Gary Tan, 41, who has lived in Bangkok for five years, said: 'The flood may hit tonight or over the next few days. It is just a matter of how deep the water is going to be.' Malls, banks and other buildings have put up sandbags and built makeshift metre-high walls. Basic necessities such as eggs, instant noodles, milk and even diapers are flying off supermarket shelves, Mr Tan said. 'I've seen families with three to four shopping carts loaded with things.' Background story CONSULAR ASSISTANCE Singaporeans travelling to or in Thailand shoul...

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