Remnants of Hurricane Nokten, has caused a severe blow to the Philippines reached northern Thailand. At least seven people were killed and half a million homeless.
Nokten began its destructive march of the Philippines at the end of July. There as a result of heavy rains and storms have killed at least 66 people.
Another 17 are still missing. The roads were flooded. In total, the hurricane Nokten the Philippines affected about 15 million people. Nokten then moved west. In Vietnam, he also brought heavy rain and storms. According to official figures, one person died. And in recent days, the remnants of the hurricane reached the northern part of Thailand.
According to the Thai Department of Emergency Prevention, as a result of the hurricane rains flooded the 16 northern and north-eastern provinces.
Over half a million people homeless. Killed at least seven people. Four more are still missing. Twelve people were injured. Around half of the highway on the north and northeast of Thailand was temporarily impassable — reported in the Department. Upon the occurrence of a hurricane Nokten travel companies in Thailand were ordered authorities to suspend tours to the affected 16 provinces in the north and north-east.
The Department of Emergency Prevention in Thailand believe that in the beginning of next week, the situation is stabilized, and you can begin the restoration work.
The Thai government has already pledged to compensate the victims of Hurricane Nokten and provide special budgetary funds of the provinces, which struck the disaster. Specifically note that no Bangkok or all of the major resorts of Thailand — Pattaya, Phuket, Koh Samui, etc. — Hurricane Nokten not affected. They are in the central and southern parts of the country.