24 Oct '11, 4am

Bangkok braces for unstoppable flood waters

Bangkok braces for unstoppable flood waters

BANGKOK: Millions of people in the Thai capital nervously prepared for the advancing and seemingly unstoppable flood waters Monday after a fresh warning for residents to evacuate certain danger zones. The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) said late Sunday that large volumes of water were flowing towards low-lying Bangkok and were closing in on six city districts, including areas just north of the city centre. The announcement came after the Thai government said it would set up a distribution centre in Bangkok to help replenish empty supermarket shelves in preparation for the floods that have so far largely spared the capital. Other parts of the country have been plagued by three months of heavy monsoon rains, which have killed more than 350 people in Thailand and damaged the homes and livelihoods of nine million people. The six Bangkok districts now of pressing concern ...

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