Water from Bangkok could not leave even after the new year

Some areas of the Thai capital of Bangkok might remain flooded, and the new year, said Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. 'The overall situation is stable, as the water goes away (from the city) in the sea, but because of its different areas, it decreases at a different rate"- Said Shinawatra.

Currently under water northern, eastern and western parts of the metropolis, with a population of 12 million people, the agency said. 'Personally, I would prefer to see people who are happy New Year, but I'm not sure about the western regions, where it is very difficult to pump out water"- Said the Thai premier.

She noted that the east of the city by the end of the year is likely to be released from the water, according to RIA Novosti.

The capital of Thailand is struggling with the strongest in 50 years of seasonal flooding, which, passing through the northern and central part of the country is now passing through Bangkok and goes into the sea south of the capital. Water is pumped from the streets of Bangkok through the eastern and western sections of the city, causing annoyance residents of these areas Thai capital who do not want to account for their problems solved only metropolis.

Strong seasonal flooding in half a century, which was caused by abnormal rainfall volume in the rainy season this year, began in Thailand in July. Since that time, the flood swept through the country from north to south, hit 26 of 77 provinces of Thailand. For four months in the different provinces of the state lost a total of more than 560 people. Thai economy suffered damage, the government previously estimated at 10 billion dollars, and independent experts — to $ 16 billion. In the Thai capital from the disaster affected nearly 500,000 people. Of the 50 districts in the capital of Thailand 12 were flooded.

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