1. MR Sukhumbhand (Bangkok Governor) said 90% of Don Muang district has already been submerged by rising floodwaters (Bangkokpost).
2. Floods have become more widespread in many parts of Bangkokand residents in Don Muang, Bang Phlad and Thawi Wattana districts have been urged to evacuate to safety immediately (Bangkokpost).
3. Don Mueang airport have been closed for commercial flight and airlines moved to Suvarnabhum Airport (Bangkokpost).
4. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said yesterday (26/10/11) there was no need at this stage to relocate the Flood Relief Operations Command (Froc) even though Don Mueang Airport, where the command is based, is swamped (Bangkokpost).
5. Airplanes that are ready to land on Suvarnabhum airport have to fly around on Bangkok sky to wait their turn to land as there are more flights (from flooded Don Mueang) were moved to Suvarnabhum (info from friends).
6. Bangkok residents fleeing the floods are fast filling up budget hotels in the resort towns of Hua Hin and Pattaya (Bangkokpost). Tourists are now avoiding Bangkok. If you have plan to go to Thailand, reconsider again and visit the flood non-affected area. But you have to remember that most hotels there are full.
7. Vice-Admiral Nirut Hongprasit, director-general of the Royal Thai Navy’s Hydrographic Department, said the Chao Phraya River’s water level is predicted to reach its peak at 2.65 m after 6 pm on Saturday (29/10/11). The peak level should last no more than 30 minutes, he said (Bangkokpost).
8. Thailand government has announced that 27-31 October will be official holidays in Bangkok area in relation with prediction that at that period, water in Chao Phraya river will overflow (Bangkokpost).
9. Chatuchak weekend market will be closed this weekend from 28 to 30 October 2011 (Bangkok Governor Twitter).
10. You can volunteer at Rajamanggala Stadium as more refugees are movde from Thammasat University to this stadium on Ramkamhaeng street (NNT).