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Floods reaching central Bangkok

10-26-2011 09:43 BJT

Fears of flooding across the Thai capital grew on Wednesday after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra warned parts of Bangkok could face inundation for up to a month, with authorities calling a special five-day holiday to allow people to leave.

A Thai woman carries her daughter on shoulders while wading through flood water in Bang-phlat district of Bangkok, Thailand, on Oct. 25, 2011. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

A girl swims through the floodwater in Bangplad district, Bangkok, capital of Thailand, on Oct. 25, 2011. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

A local resident stands on the gas station stage to evade from the floodwater in Bangplad district, Bangkok, capital of Thailand, on Oct. 25, 2011. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

A local resident walks through the floodwater in Bangplad district, Bangkok, capital of Thailand, on Oct. 25, 2011. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

 


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