25 Dec '11, 6am

91% of flood-hit areas in Thailand back to normal

91% of flood-hit areas in Thailand back to normal

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra looks at a pile of garbage after flood waters receded in the Don Muang area of Bangkok on Dec 11. Public Health Minister Witthaya Buranasiri announced that 13 million people in the provinces had been affected, but 91 per cent of the areas had returned to normal.-- PHOTO: REUTERS THAILAND (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Public Health Minister Witthaya Buranasiri on Saturday revealed the progress of post-flood rehabilitation in 65 provinces, announcing that 13 million people in the provinces had been affected, but 91 per cent of the areas had returned to normal. Flood waters remained in Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi and Bangkok, he said. Mr Witthaya said 96 per cent of flood-affected provinces had seen no disease outbreaks, which he said was a great success in the face of four-month-long floods. He...

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