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PM orders troops to help as floods worsen

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Residents in flood-prone areas have been told to brace for a possible deluge caused by depression-triggered rainfall over the next few days, as Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ordered soldiers to help flood victims. 

The armed forces were out in Surin and many other locations on Sunday, to help residents deal with floods in the Northeast and, by the look of those clouds, more rain to come in the next 24 hours as well. (Photo by Thanarak Khoonton)

The floods have hit 15 provinces in the Northeast, Central and eastern regions, including Ubon Ratchathani, Surin, Si Sa Ket, Ayutthaya, Nakhon Sawan, Prachin Buri and Sa Kaeo.

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