The largest number of victims of the floods in Thailand, more than 600 people

MOSCOW, November 20 — RIA Novosti. The largest number of victims of flooding in decades, which began in Thailand for more than three months ago, has reached 602 people, two are listed as missing, reports on Sunday, Xinhua news agency, citing local authorities.

Previously reported 570 victims.

According to the report of the Office of the Disaster Management, currently about 18 provinces, including Bangkok and the area is still under water, while 46 provinces are already in the process of recovering from the disaster.

In the capital itself 36 out of 50 districts are still partially flooded.

Flooding in Bangkok, divided the city into two halves
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As a result, the largest in 50 years of seasonal flooding this year in Thailand, "Under the Sea" was 64 out of 77 provinces. More than 13 million people, or one in five residents of the country, suffered, was covered with more than a million hectares of rice fields (lost nearly a quarter of the annual rice crop), stopped hundreds of industrial enterprises. The flood damage is estimated by experts at 16-18 billion dollars.

Flood this time been the capital of Thailand Bangkok under water up to half to two meters were large areas of urban areas and cottage settlements.

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