Ron Corben | Bangkok 21 October 2010
Across Southeast Asia and southern China
the damage from monsoon rains continues to rise. China's southern coast
is bracing for powerful winds from a typhoon, while the Thai capital Bangkok
prepares for weekend floods.
Heavy monsoon rains across Southeast
Asia have taken an increasing toll on lives and infrastructure, with reports
of the worst floods in Vietnam in decades.
Cambodia also reported heavy flooding,
with about 10 deaths and millions of dollars in damage.
In Thailand, television news provided