02 Nov '11, 10am

Electrocution warning as Thai flood toll spikes

Electrocution warning as Thai flood toll spikes

BANGKOK - Thai authorities warned flood victims Wednesday of an increased danger of electrocution in densely populated Bangkok and its suburbs as the toll from the worst inundation in decades surged above 400. While the centre of the capital Bangkok remains dry, residential areas in its outskirts and to the north have been submerged in water up to people's waists or even deeper as runoff creeps south from the central plains. The government said the disaster has now killed 427 people -- an increase of 42 from the figure reported a day earlier. While drowning was the most common cause of death, dozens have also been electrocuted. "In the past 10 days deaths from electrocution rose from just nine to 36 and about 80 percent of those were in the provinces surrounding Bangkok," said a senior public health ministry official, Porntep Siriwanarangsun. "I'm sure many cases are not r...

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