Businesses on hold
Bangkokians wade through
Mighty Chao Phraya
swells and inundates Thailand
watery grave threat
ancient capital submerged
water rages on
Hear thou Mae Kong Ka!
chants ascend the temple spires
flooding is a scare.
*Thailand faces worst flooding in 50 years.
*Bangkokians – Bangkok residents
*Chao Phraya – translated as River of the Kings, it is Thailand’s major river
*Mae Kong Ka – Thai goddess of water. The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority has proposed a ceremony to beg the water gods to stop the flooding