Flooding in Bangsaphan

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Flooding in Bangsaphan

Post by buksida » 17 Nov 2013 19:11

Here are a couple of shots of today's flooding, a full moon high tide with two days of solid rain ...
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Post by yoursTruly » 18 Nov 2013 00:10

Good pics. I suspect a wet December. Now if they'd stock those streets with trout...

Here I am in the "coastal desert" climate of Southern California, where they pray for rain and there's a big battle with the wine industry over acreage, since grapes suck up a lot of water. On the other hand, it's about 20C in mid November and the sun shines everyday.
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Post by yoursTruly » 24 Nov 2013 23:46

Flooding of the town from 11/24/13, courtesy of Heikevie....

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Post by migrant » 25 Nov 2013 05:14

yoursTruly wrote:Good pics. I suspect a wet December. Now if they'd stock those streets with trout...

Here I am in the "coastal desert" climate of Southern California, where they pray for rain and there's a big battle with the wine industry over acreage, since grapes suck up a lot of water. On the other hand, it's about 20C in mid November and the sun shines everyday.
But we had rain Thursday! You can tell the TV weathercasters treat it as a apocalypse

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Post by Big Boy » 25 Nov 2013 19:34

Yes, a couple of nice puddles there. I wish I was there with my truck - looked like great fun. Of course, a thought for those flooded out - a horrible experience.
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Post by Mike Parker » 25 Nov 2013 21:05

Presuming that is in town and not near the beach. Where does it find its way out to the ocean ? Puts the kibosh on good diving conditions for a while I guess.

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Post by yoursTruly » 26 Nov 2013 00:06

Jaysus, buksida! That first pic (of the half submerged house) is just awful! Imagine having that property year after year. I'd construct a tree house or a houseboat.
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Post by Mr Chin Chok » 26 Nov 2013 01:17

Wow...where is that half-submerged house located?

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Post by buksida » 26 Nov 2013 08:02

The flooding occurred between the coconut factory (just past Bew Beam) and town, the run off from the burst river made its way to the ocean but high tides slowed the process.

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Post by bsb » 26 Nov 2013 09:48

these comments from posters other than mike (cause we all know he lives in CM and has been in bang saphan) answer alot of questions and open up a pandora's box of questions on previous posts, and by the way the losses suffered would not be replaced catching fucking trout

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Post by yoursTruly » 27 Nov 2013 03:36

bsb wrote:and by the way the losses suffered would not be replaced catching fucking trout
I made the trout remark about buksida's first post, the water running down the street. This was before the second set appeared. I would never make a remark like that about somebody's flooded house.
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Post by buksida » 27 Nov 2013 07:56

The 'authorities' opened the dam also to stop it bursting. Although the floodwater looks bad it was gone the following day. The problem now is the tons of plastic and trash that has been dumped into the ocean.

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Post by bsb » 27 Nov 2013 11:33

yours truley,sorry maybe a bit too harsh towards you...its just these people are friends and to see their houses like this again pains me greatly. first flood like this here in about 6 years...so now i will chew on buksida's ass ...I hate to see the trash and plastic on the beach as much as anyone, but I do not believe it is the biggest problem in Bang saphan at the moment. the peoples homes and welfare are much more important...besides maybe all the tourists will see the trash and not come back....hurts the bars and hotels but preserves the sanity

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