IMG_0831I’m honored that this blog has proven popular in the past week with over 3,000 visits by people searching for news about the flooding of Bangkok. I’ve continued to cover the issue because I know updates are important to those living in and around Bangkok.

Today or tomorrow – after we evacuate yet again — I will drive around for more photos and try to post new updates. In reality, we’re all tired of the flooding and would rather that our lives get back to normal.

Below are links to some local websites that I’ve been monitoring for news about the flooding. The Bangkok Post has been particularly helpful. Some are more technical and offer deeper analyses of the flood’s movements. Many of the sites are in Thai, but you get the picture.

Bangkok Post

The Nation

Thai Flood Monitoring System


Flood Operations Center

Google Toolbar has a nifty feature that will automatically translate web pages into your preferred language. It’s not 100% accurate but does the job.


Books by MG EdwardsMG Edwards is a writer of books and stories in the thriller and science fiction-fantasy genres. He also writes travel adventures and children’s books. A former U.S. diplomat, he served in South Korea, Paraguay, and Zambia before leaving the Foreign Service to write full time.

Edwards is author of six books. His memoir, Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, was finalist for the Book of the Year Award and the Global eBook Award. He has published four children’s picture books in the World Adventurers for Kids Series: Alexander the Salamander; Ellie the Elephant; Zoe the Zebra; and a collection featuring all three stories. His book Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories is an anthology of 15 short stories.

Edwards lives in Taipei, Taiwan with his family. He has also lived in Austria, Singapore and Thailand. For more books or stories by M.G. Edwards, visit his web site at or contact him by e-mail at or on Twitter @m_g_edwards.

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