The high water levels in Bangkok’s Chao Praya River have begun to recede. AfterPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that the situation was likely to improve after Monday 31 October, TravelDaily’s Bangkok office is happy to report that flooding in and around the river has started to ease.
The flood situation remains critical in northern areas of Bangkok and the city’s second airport, Don Mueang, remains closed. Suvarnabhmiairport however, is still operating a full flight schedule.
Meanwhile, the fear of flooding hitthe Bangkok hotel market and caused its occupancy to drop to 43%, with some ratesplummeting to