Thailand suffers strongest heat wave in last 65 years

Thailand suffers strongest heat wave in last 65 years

Thailand is currently experiencing its longest heat wave in the last 65 years as average April temperatures climbed over 40 °C (104 °F). So far, 21 people died of heat-related conditions. Residents are strongly advised to remain indoors as much as possible…

Drought causes large road collapse north of Bangkok, Thailand

Drought causes large road collapse north of Bangkok, Thailand

Just days after a truck got pulled into a huge crack on a road north of Bangkok, Thailand another large collapse occurred on the same road today. The crack stretches almost 120 meters (400 feet) and is 4 meters (13 feet) deep. Officials said severe drought caused…

Strong and extremely dangerous earthquake M6.0 struck Thailand

Strong and extremely dangerous earthquake M6.0 struck Thailand

A strong and shallow earthquake M6.0 (USGS) struck Thailand on May 5, 2014 at 11:08 UTC (18:08 local time). USGS is reporting very shallow depth of 7.4 km (4.6 miles).Epicenter was located 9 km (6 miles) S of Mae Lao and 27 km (17 miles) SW of Chiang

Petrified giant ancient trees found in Thailand

Petrified giant ancient trees found in Thailand

In 2003, a small section of a large petrified log was found in a reserve forest at Ban Tak District, Tak Province, Thailand, by a villager. This lead to investigation in this area by officials of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department and many

“Stars of Northern Thailand” Timelapse

“Stars of Northern Thailand” Timelapse

Photographer Teoh Hui Chieh from Malaysia created a beautiful timelapse of the night sky in Northern Thailand, and he was lucky to capture Polaris – the North Star and Andromeda Galaxy.  The timelapse was taken over the course of 3 nights: 2 nights on a rooftop in