Thailand's Bangkok and historical royal city of Ayutthaya hit by severe flooding


In this photo provided by Disaster Response Association of Phitsanulok, Thai paragliding team of Disaster Response Association of Phitsanulok fly while preparing to drop relief supplies over flood-hit villages in Sukhothai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, Sept 29, 2021. According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigations on Thursday, Sept 30, the flood has affected 227,470 households in 31 out of Thailand's 76 provinces. - AP

BANGKOK, Oct 1 (dpa): After heavy monsoon rains in Thailand, at least 70,000 houses are underwater, especially in the central regions.

So far, 30 provinces have been affected, including the historic region of Sukhothai, 400 kilometres north of Bangkok.

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