26 Sep '11, 8am

Pictures: Mid-July floods kill 158 in Thailand, 61 in Cambodia

Pictures: Mid-July floods kill 158 in Thailand, 61 in Cambodia

The death toll from flooding in Thailand since mid-July has risen to 158, while 61 people have died in neighbouring Cambodia in the past two weeks, authorities in the two countries said on Monday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK (REUTERS) - The death toll from flooding in Thailand since mid-July has risen to 158, while 61 people have died in neighbouring Cambodia in the past two weeks, authorities in the two countries said on Monday. More than 809,000ha of farmland in Thailand are now under water, an area 11 times the size of Singapore. 'Twenty-three provinces in the lower north and central Thailand are under water and nearly 2 million people have been affected by severe floods and heavy rain,' Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said. Flooding has also affected the capital, Bangkok, which sits only 2m above sea level. The Chao Phraya river has overflowed...

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