The death toll from floods in Thailand reached 564 people

The death toll of the catastrophic floods in Thailand has reached 564 people, and two others are missing. This was reported today in the Office for the Prevention of flood country. Flooded are still 20 of the 76 provinces of the kingdom. At the moment the flood directly affected 5.3 million people.

Since July, when the north of Thailand hit tropical storm Nock-Ten, the disaster were 63 provinces. As a result, the kingdom suffered more than 11 million people. Nearly 1 million people sought medical help. Almost a quarter of a million people were left homeless. Flooded 15 thousand companies, large agricultural fields. At least 700 thousand people lost their jobs. Amount of damage, according to various estimates, up to 10-16 billion dollars.

Source: ITAR-TASS

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