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DDPM: 26 provinces including BKK hit by floods, 381 deaths

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BANGKOK, 31 October 2011 (NNT) - According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), there have been 26 provinces which are affected by floods including Bangkok, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Suphan Buri and Uthai Thani whereas Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet have been dry already. Up to 2.4 million people from 7.2 million households have been affected while the death toll has soared to 381.

Today, the DDPM has listed 26 flood-affected provinces as

1) Phichit
2) Phitsanulok
3) Nakhon Sawan
4) Utai Thani
5) Chai Nat
6) Sing Buri
7) Ang Thong
8) Ayutthaya
9) Lop Buri
10) Saraburi
11) Suphan Bur
12) Nakhon Pathom
13) Pathum Thani
14) Nonthaburi
15) Samut Sakhon
16) Bangkok
17) Ubon Ratchathani
18) Khon Kaen
19) Si Sa Ket
20) Surin
21) Roi Et
22) Maha Sarakham
23) Kalasin
24) Chachoengsao
25) Nakhon Nayok
26) Prachin Buri

In these provinces, 2,428,907 people living in 724,364 households in 152 districts and 1,145 sub-districts are affected by floods. Moreover, the death toll has soared to 381 so far.

News ID: 255410310016

Reporter : Boonyanut Chompan News Date : 31 October 2011