October 11th, 2011
05:20 AM ET

Thai capital braces for flood disaster

Thailand's capital was braced for unprecedented flooding Tuesday, amid the monsoon rains that have overwhelmed much of the country and neighboring Cambodia in recent weeks.

So far 269 people have been killed in Thailand, according to the country's Flood Relief Operations Command. Some 60 of the country's 76 provinces have so far been affected, impacting some eight million people.

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  1. THE ONE AND ONLY DRAKOREX1

    I CANT FREACKING GO TO SLEEP !AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHBHHHHHHHH!!'!!!!!!!!

    October 11, 2011 at 6:11 am | Report abuse |
  2. Tree

    Wow.
    Sympathy to the Thai people.

    October 11, 2011 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  3. NOTHING SURPRISES ME

    IF YOU GET SLAPPED ON ONE CHEEK TURN THE OTHER TO GET SLAPPED ON THAT ONE AND DONT COMPLAIN.(POINT) WHENS IT GOING TO END

    October 11, 2011 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse |
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