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Flood risk in lower Chao Phraya region

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The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has warned residents along the lower Chao Phraya River to move their belongings to higher ground as persistent rain has increased the risk of flooding. 

The river has already overflowed in parts of Ayutthaya province, damaging more than 1,000 homes.

Regional Irrigation Office 12 director Darongkorn Somton issued the warning Tuesday for residents living downstream from the Chao Phraya dam in Chai Nat province.

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