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Bangkok exodus as floods advance on city center

Thousands of nervous Bangkok residents flocked to bus, rail and air terminals Thursday while heavy traffic snaked out of the sprawling Thai capital in an exodus from a mass of approaching floodwater. Water was seeping into central areas of the city of 12 million people, entering the grounds of the…

Thai PM calls for unity to defend capital from floods

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s prime minister called for all agencies to collaborate to protect the capital from a potential deluge of floodwater on Saturday as thousands scrambled to protect homes and two more industrial estates now in danger. Thailand’s worst flooding in half a century has affected a third of…

Thailand’s ‘worst’ floods leave 224 dead

Thailand’s worst monsoon floods in decades have killed 224 people and affected three quarters of the country, including part of the ancient city of Ayutthaya, officials said Tuesday. Authorities were meanwhile battling to stop the floods reaching the centre of low-lying Bangkok, as forecasters warned of more wild weather to…

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