A total of 61 people were confirmed dead in the floods that have hit many provinces since Sept 17, Chatchai Promlert, director general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Tuesday.
The department on Sunday, Oct 13, reported the death toll at 42.
Flooding continues in 4,377 villages in 88 districts of 21 provinces, effecting 807,695 people of 275,765 households, Mr Chatchai said.
As of Tuesday, floods have receded in Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Phayao, Lampang, Kamphaengphet, Nakhon Sawan, Chainat, Uthai Thani, Singburi, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Phetchabun, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen, Yasothon, Chanthaburi, Rayong, Sakaeo, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon and Ranong, he said.
Mr Chatchai also warned of heavy rain over the next few days, triggered by storm Nari, that came ashore in Vietnam as a typhoon and was then downgraded. The warning is for Nakhon Ratchasima, Chaiyaphum, Surin, Buri Ram, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Kalasin, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Ubon Ratchathani, Amnat Charoen, Si Sa Ket, Yasothon, Nong Khai and Bueng Khan.
People can contact the department for assistance at its 24-hour hotline 1784, he said.
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