Above is a picture of the front of our house taken last night after our dear landlady's workers finished their job. They built these concrete walls around all four of our entrances just in case the water levels rose.
The flood has not reached us yet but friends called us at school yesterday afternoon to let us know that the waters were 30km away. We left school early to buy tarps and a shovel just in case we needed to dig up the yard and fill bags with the dirt to block our front gate. We have also bought many water bottles and canned or dry foods to sustain us for a few days.
We are at school now and everything seems to be normal. No torrential rains like three nights before and the sun is up. I am hoping that this flood will blow over and it does not destroy more houses along its way. So many people around the area and in Bangkok have been evacuated and I cannot help but feel lucky in comparison to them. At least we have many colleagues who offered to put us up if we ever needed a place to stay, we have water and food to sustain us, a second floor and we have these walls to protect us. We are blessed!