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The flood border line at the edge of Rama 8 bridge in western Bangkok. Behind this point is central Bangkok, which will remain dry; in front, the flood water stretches for at least 60km.<br />
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Thailand's worst floods for 50 years finally reached the suburbs of Bangkok in October 2011. While the government dithered and argued with itself, more than 200 people died.

The flood border line at the edge of Rama 8 bridge in western Bangkok. Behind this point is central Bangkok, which will remain dry; in front, the flood water stretches for at least 60km.

Thailand's worst floods for 50 years finally reached the suburbs of Bangkok in October 2011. While the government dithered and argued with itself, more than 200 people died.

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