To prevent floods in Bangkok: An operational radar and RTC application - Rainfall forecasting

S. Chumchean, T. Einfalt, P. Vibulsirikul & O. Mark
Bangkok is known as one of the cities with a high flooding risk because of several reasons. These include: the city\342\200\231s rapid urbanization, the Chao Praya river inflow from the north of Thailand, an inadequate drainage capacity, backwater from the tidal effects of the Gulf of Thailand, and increase of groundwater consumption causing more land subsidence and sub-sequent reduced drainage capacity. Bangkok Municipal Administration has called for a flood forecasting system integrating information from rain...

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To prevent floods in Bangkok: An operational radar and RTC application - Rainfall forecasting

S. Chumchean, T. Einfalt, P. Vibulsirikul & O. Mark
Bangkok is known as one of the cities with a high flooding risk because of several reasons. These include: the city\342\200\231s rapid urbanization, the Chao Praya river inflow from the north of Thailand, an inadequate drainage capacity, backwater from the tidal effects of the Gulf of Thailand, and increase of groundwater consumption causing more land subsidence and sub-sequent reduced drainage capacity. Bangkok Municipal Administration has called for a flood forecasting system integrating information from rain...

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