30 provinces, 2m hit by floods
- Published: 29 Sep 2013 at 10.38
- Online news:
More than two million people in 210 districts of 30 provinces have been affected by floods since Sept 17, according to Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department chief Chatchai Promlert.
He said the flood situation in five provinces had eased.
According to a report by the water situation analysis centre of the Royal Irrigation Department, as of Sept 27 the combined volume of water in all major dams all over the country was 47,262 million cubic metres or 67% of capacity.
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