Do you think Bangkok will be flooded within the next 10 to 20 years?
Asked By: Naruto_Park - 12/23/2010
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No. Because it should already be under water because at the moment Bangkok is lower than the sea level. Somehow, they manage to build dam along with many other flood prevention schemes to keep Bangkok dry. Amsterdam, is also below the sea level... More
Answered By: IceCube - 12/23/2010
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Funny you asked this question since there was just a story on Thaivisa saying this may not be the case. http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/427728-dont-panic-over-claims-bangkok-might-be-under-seawater-in-20-years-lecturers/
Answered By: ,., - 12/23/2010
If and when that time gets closer they will come up with a way to deal with it
Answered By: Mark Thailand - 12/23/2010
Answered By: Harshad - 12/23/2010
a good heavy local shower and certain parts flood easily - if you are talking abt it being swallowed up entirely by the Gulf of Siam merging with the Chaopraya River - - well, possible but not as likely as some make it out to be - - thats a lot of expensive real estate to protect and they are still building large and... More
Answered By: spanky - 12/23/2010
What an interesting question and something for us to think when considering to buy property in Bangkok .According to experts Bangkok is less then 5 feet above sea level . With global warming and ice melting at the poles water levels are consistently rising . Worst is nothing is being done about like for instance in... More
Answered By: KGP - 12/23/2010
Very likely. The question is: with what?
Answered By: JosF - 12/23/2010
Bangkok was once called "the Venice of the East". I think it will once again be called that in a decade or two.
Answered By: geomark - 12/25/2010
Yes. That's why everyone is buying land around Nakhon Ratchasima, (Korat). It will eventually be the new capital of Thailand.
Answered By: Tlfce - 12/26/2010
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