Inbound water became a national disaster for Thailand

Thai authorities are working hard to avoid severe flooding in half a century. Prime Minister of the Kingdom

Yingluck Shinawatra expressed the hope that the country will survive.

In the Thai capital Bangkok under way to divert the water activities. On thousands of boats moored on over the banks of the Chao Phraya, the engine is running, the screws which help accelerate the movement of water through the channel downstream.

The head of a special decree of the Cabinet

translated today Air Force and Navy of the country on high alert to help people who may be cut off from the land.

Despite the seriousness of the situation, authorities say foreign tourists in Bangkok have nothing to fear. However, the travelers themselves, do not seem to panic:

"I'm worried. I live in the heart of Bangkok. But I'm mostly worried about what is happening in the provinces. Here in the capital, all relatively safe. But nowadays it rains … I do not know what to think. "

"We are not going through. But yesterday spoke with Spain. Yes, it rains, but we do not believe that we should not worry much about it. "

Flooding in Thailand is not terminated in July. Under the water is a big part of the country. Disaster victims are at least three hundred. Thousands were left homeless. Material damage to the preliminary data of over two million in euro terms.

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