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Seven industrial estates in Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani have been flooded, while 700,000 workers are expected to lose their jobs. Photo by Apichit Jinakul.


613 branches of commercial banks in eight provinces are closed. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.


2,500 schools and universities have been affected by the floods and 73 post offices in Bangkok have been closed. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard.


400 branches of 7-Eleven convenience stores nationwide are closed. Photo by Natthiti Ampriwan.


56 roads in Bangkok have been closed to traffic. Photo by Natthiti Ampriwan.


Up to 600,000 fewer tourists than expected will visit Thailand due to the flood crisis. The current hotel occupancy rate in Bangkok is 60%; 15% below the usual level for this time of year. Photo by Natthiti Ampriwan.


143 housing estates in Bangkok and neighbouring provinces have been inundated. Photo by Rattaseema Pongsen.


287,593 Bangkokians stayed at hotels and resorts in Pattaya during the government's five-day holidays from October 27-31 that allowed people to escape the capital for flood-free provinces. Photo by Rattaseema Pongsen.


120 Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT) gas stations in Bangkok and central provinces are closed. Photo by Kitja Apichonrojarek.

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Thailand’s flood crisis is causing a devastating effect on business, education and tourism in Bangkok and its neighbouring provinces. However, despite the difficulties of working in or travelling through the water, life goes on for the capital’s residents. Photos by Post Photographers.

  • Published: 10 Nov 2011
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