BANGKOK, Oct. 14. Thai authorities are trying to stop the panic in the capital Bangkok, provoked by the growing threat of flooding.
"The water level is stable and does not rise. I would like people to stop panic" — said Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
According NEWSru.com, anxiety among Bangkok residents caused the statement of one of the members of the government, which said yesterday that many neighborhoods in the north of the capital can be flooded if the dam burst.
At the moment, due to prolonged rains have flooded a third of Thailand's provinces, the damage suffered around 10 million people. Since early July, flood victims were 289 people.
All as a result of floods and typhoons that hit Southeast Asia in September of this year, the region has killed more than 650 people. Recall brunt of the disaster occurred in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and the Philippines.