The capital of Thailand could be under water

The capital of Thailand could be under water

Thailand was dominated by the devastating floods, the country's capital Bangkok can podtopit, RBC reports. According to the UN, it is the severe floods in Thailand for the last 50 years. On the eve of Prime Minister Yingluck Chinnavat said that rampant disaster claimed more than 250 lives and left 2.5 million homeless people.

The situation in Thailand is complicated by the fact that there are an increasing number of infectious diseases. This is in spite of the measures taken by the authorities. Over half a million people in the 28 most affected provinces have serious problems due to lack of clean drinking water and food. In addition, the flood can stop the large-scale production, including the production plant "Honda" and "Sony". Chinnavat also warned Bangkok residents of possible flooding of the city. "We need to take steps to reset the water level in the Chao Phraya river, otherwise the entire metropolitan area would be at risk," — she said. According to the Thai prime minister, to struggle with the elements thrown all forces, including military units. Thailand has announced its readiness to accept whatever humanitarian assistance, reports Federal Press. According to preliminary estimates, says "Beacon", the flood damage could exceed three billion dollars.

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