Tag Archives: Thailand

Phuket, Thailand. November 10th, 2014.

Officers shut down a road in central Phuket today after heavy rains and flash flooding this weekend caused a large, dangerous sinkhole to form on one side of the road. Part of Rural Road 4008 off Thepkrasattri Road, near Bang … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Thailand. 11th April, 2012.

BANGKOK, April 11 – A crater appeared in center city Bangkok’s busy Pathumwan intersection Wednesday morning, with city authorities initially saying the depression was believed to be caused by soil and sand under the road surface moving into a large … Continue reading

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Krabi, Thailand. May 24th, 2011.

From our Thailand correspondent, Miaow Siamwalla: A sinkhole appeared, deeper than 15 meters in a Krabi pineapple farm. Village officials informed us of a ‘dreaded danger’. Journalists reported that because of a soil collapse into a sinkhole formed. In Ban Nai Rai, Moo … Continue reading

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Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. January 5th, 2010.

From our Bangkok bureau: Amphur Nonthai, Nakhon Ratchasima The radio reports of a huge sinkhole of 15 m in diameter in 10 m depth yesterday occuring in Tambon Kang Plu in Amphur Nonthai. Sinkholes like this due to salt farming … Continue reading

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Phuket, Thailand. August 29th, 2009.

From Erik, our Thailand reporter: A large sinkhole which opened up on the route from Phuket City to Patong following torrential rain last night received quick attention thanks to the vigilance of one Patong Municipal official. The mayor of Patong … Continue reading

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