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Estates fight to stay flood-free

Sukhumbhand plays down Bangkok threat

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State authorities are gearing up to protect industrial estates in Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani provinces as flood water begins inundating many low-lying areas in the Central Plains. 

Mountain run-off from Khao Yai forest complex has triggered a flood as deep as one metre in Kabin Buri municipality in Prachin Buri. Other provinces are also struggling against flooding as a result of the tropical depression that hit Thailand last week. (Photo by Thanarak Khoonton)

Days of widespread and heavy rain in the upper part of the central, lower northeastern and eastern regions have also resulted in flash floods in many provinces, affecting farmland and businesses in urban areas.

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