As Bangkok Post newspaper reports, Sony Bangkadi CCD plant is damaged by flood. The facility was used to manufacture CCD and CMOS sensors, and other LSI chips and also served as Sony devices distribution center.
Here is how it looked before the flooding:
The 502,000 sq. feet facility was founded in 1988 as the first Sony device manufacturing plant built outside of Japan and has 3300 employees.
Thanks to JL for sending me the link!
Update: Tech-On reports that Sony Bangkadi has stopped its operations Oct 14, 2011, on the alert for floods. As of October 21, its manufacturing plant has been damaged by a flood. The facility is responsible for the back-end processes of chips for digital home appliances, MMIC (microwave monolithic integrated circuit) chips for mobile phones, CMOS image sensors, etc. Sony is considering transferring the production to other site.
Update #2: Toshiba publishes status updates on its flooded Bangkadi plant located close to the Sony one. The status as on Oct. 26 is: " The water is 3 meters high on the site and the surrounding area and approximately 1.5 meters deep in the buildings."