Bangkok Post : Flood death toll rises to 661
Flood death toll rises to 661
A total of 661 people were confirmed dead in the floods that inundated Bangkok, many provinces in the Central Plains, North, Northeast, East, West and the South, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said on Wednesday.
Three people, two from Mae Hong Son and one from Uttaradit, were confirmed missing, according to the department.
The floods still prevail in Bangkok and 14 other nearby provinces, affecting 4,827,958 people, it said.
The provinces are Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Angthong, Ayutthaya, Lopburi, Saraburi, Suphanburi, Nakhon Pathom, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakhan, Nakhon Nayok, Chachoengsao and Bangkok, said the department.
The floods caused by recent heavy rain also still prevail in Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Songkhla, Phatthalung, Yala and Pattani, were nine people have been killed and another 437,312 people affected, it added.
Of the total fatalities, three were in Narathiwat and two each in Songkhla and Yala.