Number of victims of natural disaster in Thailand is growing

The death toll from flooding in Thailand has reached 82.

Due affected the country on Monday, heavy rains flooded were 35 provinces in the north, south, east and center of the country. According to the Office for Disaster Prevention, at the moment the water level in the majority of dams and barrages, built to protect against flooding, more than 80% of the maximum load. At risk of sudden floods are about 600 thousand people.

Overall, according to the Office for the Prevention of natural disasters, from floods this year in Thailand, affecting over 1.2 million people. The element most strongly affected the northern areas, including the city of Chiang Mai, one of the largest tourist centers in Thailand. Severe floods have affected two similar center — Phuket and Krabi. The past night was very rainy and Pattaya, ITAR-TASS reported.

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