13.09.11.V Thailand victims of floods and landslides were 82 people.
All of the elements in this year affected more than a million Thais. Inundated 35 provinces at risk of flooding of about 600 thousand people, including tourists on the resort island of Phuket, in the cities of Chiang Mai and Krabi.
Source: Belarus TV
13.09.11.Departament Thailand's Disaster Prevention and Mitigation reported that the death toll from floods and landslides has reached 82 people and injured more than 570 of 000.
And the situation in the coming days will only get worse. Tourists and local residents in 35 provinces should expect strong and landslides, and the best in the circumstances, to evacuate.
Those at risk include:
Kamphaeng Phet, Phichit, Phetchabun, Lop Buri, Uthai Thani, Saraburi, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Phatthalung, Songkhla and Satun.
In the province of Uttaradit eight villages devastated by floods, have been declared disaster areas. Uttaradit governor said he would ask the government to provide 200 million baht for the treatment of the injured and another 200 million baht for the restoration of villages.
In Chumphon torrential rains caused a landslide that blocked the road linking Chumphon and Ranong. Within six hours of multiple teams shoveled dirt, debris, twigs and stones to restore movement.
Flooding in Trang has affected a total of 1,518 people. The authorities were forced to close for a few NMRA schools.
In the area of Muang Pathum Thani, local officials and builders worked together to build a dam along the Chao Phraya River and protect the village from flooding.
In Ayutthaya more than 100 elephants were evacuated to higher ground. In Chanthaburi eight of 10 provinces have been declared disaster areas. Rescuers evacuate the elderly, the sick and children to safety. Deployed water pumps for pumping water.
This morning in Muang district by powerful streams of water destroyed a two-story commercial building. Killing five people. Also in Saraburi by ruhunuvshego house killed several women and children.
Meteorologists and the Department of Disaster Prevention report that the rains and floods should be on the decline by the end of next month (October).
Unfortunately, in Thailand there is still no effective water management, so every year as a result of the rainy country faces floods, landslides, considerable destruction and casualties.
Source: Thailand. Travel to Thailand
Near the resort of Pattaya from the farm escaped crocodiles
13.09.11.Okolo popular Thai resort of Pattaya launched a massive hunt for crocodiles. Reptiles, located on a farm Million Years Stone, escaped to freedom.
Heavy rains caused severe landslides, damaging the fence, behind which were thousands of predators. Some of them managed to escape.
Escaped reptiles seek agricultural workers and local residents. More than 20 crocodiles have been found, but many still remain at large. Their farm workers have promised to catch up to the end of the day.
Thai television showed images of large crocodiles being returned to the farm. Their huge jaws were bound, his eyes closed. Every reptile carried at least six men, reports The Australian.
The site farm Million Years Stone, which is located 100 kilometers south-east of Bangkok, said that this is "the largest population of Salt water crocodiles in the country," as well as the population of a small freshwater crocodiles and other exotic animals.
Author: Oksana Lipko
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