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Thailand’s flood damages to cut GDP by 0.6-1.0% - analysts

Thailand’s flood damages to cut GDP by 0.6-1.0% - analysts | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--The widespread flooding in Thailand, which is threatening to break through barriers protecting the capital Bangkok later this week, is expected to slash GDP growth by 0.
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BBC video report: Thai flood victims queue for meals

BBC video report: Thai flood victims queue for meals | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from Ayutthaya in Thailand where people have been moving to evacuation shelters to escape the floods that have killed at least 270 people.
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Thailand Flood Map - Thaiflood.com

Thailand flood crisis map updated 11 October.

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Essential Thai Flood Information for Foreign Tourists in Thailand ...

Essential Thai Flood Information for Foreign Tourists in Thailand ... | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Over the past several weeks, seasonal rains that are heavier than usual have resulted in widespread flooding in Thailand. While the flooding is having so...
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Thailand Travel Alert - Floods Update - Thailand - Travel Safety Hub - WorldNomads.com - WorldNomads Adventures

Thailand Travel Alert - Floods Update - Thailand - Travel Safety Hub - WorldNomads.com - WorldNomads Adventures | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
An update on the flooding which has struck northern Thailand and is threatening Bangkok.
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Pioneer, Nikon Drop in Tokyo After Floods Close Thai Plants - Businessweek

Pioneer Corp., a Japan-based maker of car-navigation systems, fell the most in a month, leading declines among manufacturers including Nikon Corp. after plants in Thailand were shut because of flooding.
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Bangkok Residents Begin Hoarding Food, Water on Flood Threat - Businessweek

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra urged food producers not to raise prices as Bangkok residents started hoarding rice, instant noodles and bottled water amid conflicting government warnings about floods threatening to inundate the capital...
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Nakhon Sawan flood worsened, emergency evacuation declared

Nakhon Sawan governor Chairot Meedaeng on Wednesday's morning declared a state of emergency ordering immediate evacuation.
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Focus Shifts From Fighting Raging Torrent To Saving Lives: PM Yingluck - Thailand Forum

Focus Shifts From Fighting Raging Torrent To Saving Lives: PM Yingluck - Thailand Forum | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Focus shifts from fighting raging torrent to saving lives: PM The Nation Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday conceded it was futile to f...
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Bangkok flooding update: October 11, 2011 | Travelfish on Bangkok

Bangkok flooding update: October 11, 2011 | Travelfish on Bangkok | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Bangkok readies sandbags, moves valuables to higher ground, and charges torch batteries; here's how transport to/from the capital is being affected by floods.
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BBC video report: Rachel Harvey reports from the hard-hit central province of Ayutthaya: Thailand floods a 'national crisis'

BBC video report: Rachel Harvey reports from the hard-hit central province of Ayutthaya: Thailand floods a 'national crisis' | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Flooding in Thailand is being described as the worst in decades, with the prime minister calling it a national crisis.
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THAILAND FLOODS: Ayutthaya inundated | Thai Travel News

THAILAND FLOODS: Ayutthaya inundated | Thai Travel News | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

Attempts to protect the inner districts of Ayutthaya and key industrial factories have failed, which has led the government to prepare for evacuations throughout 10 provinces.

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What time will it flood in Bangkok? Check the High Tide Charts

What time will it flood in Bangkok? Check the High Tide Charts | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Whether Bangkok will flood now depends on a number of different factors. How much water is coming down from the run-off up north and will it continue to ...
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Incredible Photographs: Worst Flooding in Decades Swamps Thailand - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic

Incredible Photographs: Worst Flooding in Decades Swamps Thailand - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The Atlantic | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Heavy monsoon rains have been drenching Southeast Asia since mid-July, causing mudslides and widespread flooding along the Mekong River.
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Bangkok Post : Nakhon Sawan chief declares disaster area

Bangkok Post : Nakhon Sawan chief declares disaster area | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Nakhon Sawan governor Chairot Meedaeng has declared his province an emergency disaster area as floodwaters continue to bear down on the lower northern province.
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RT @Journotopia Andrew Marshall

Thanks to @PaulWhitehead3 for pointing out this site with English-language flood updates: disaster.go.th/dpm/flood/floo… #thaiflood

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Honda's Thai production underwater as floods hit Japan firms ...

TOKYO | Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:29am EDT TOKYO Oct 12 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said its Thai plant remains underwater as flooding in the centre of the country worsens, closing down 4.7 percent of its global output in a ...
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Thailand Live Wednesday 12 Oct 2011 - Thailand Forum

Thailand Live Wednesday 12 Oct 2011 - Thailand Forum | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Flooding threatens major industrial estate in Ayutthaya; evacuation ordered BANGKOK, Oct 12 - The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) o...
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Flooding of Rojana Industrial Park on October 11

Flooding of Rojana Industrial Park on October 11 | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it

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Time : 3 minutes
Update : 2011-10-12 14:24:41

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Thailand Beefs Up Airport Flood Defences - Thailand Forum

Thailand Beefs Up Airport Flood Defences - Thailand Forum | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Thailand beefs up airport flood defences by Thanaporn Promyamyai BANGKOK, October 11, 2011 (AFP) - Thailand has bolstered flood defences at Bangkok...
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Sandbag barriers ready at Fortunetown on Twitpic

Sandbag barriers ready at Fortunetown on Twitpic | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
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Postcard pictures from Thailand as country tallies cost of record floods

Postcard pictures from Thailand as country tallies cost of record floods | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
These pictures could almost be holiday snaps taken by enthusiastic backpackers spending a few months travelling through Thailand.
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Bangkok kept on edge

Bangkok kept on edge | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Bangkok should have escaped the threat of being flooded, as water travelling southwards has passed its peak while preventive measures are in place and dykes around the city and along the Chao Phraya River are intact, a senior Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) official said yesterday.
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Thailand Travel Alert - Bangkok Floods - Thailand - Travel Safety Hub - WorldNomads.com - WorldNomads Adventures

Thailand Travel Alert - Bangkok Floods - Thailand - Travel Safety Hub - WorldNomads.com - WorldNomads Adventures | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
Northern Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in 50 years following an unusually wet monsoon season. Some 30 northern provinces are flooded and over 270 lives have been lost.
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Mapping the Thailand Flooding Disaster · Global Voices

Mapping the Thailand Flooding Disaster · Global Voices | Thailand Floods (#ThaiFloodEng) | Scoop.it
252 people have already died in Thailand due to more than two months of heavy rains. Many parts of Bangkok, the country’s capital, are already submerged in floodwaters.
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