DDPM: 26 provinces including BKK hit by floods, 381 deaths

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BANGKOK, 31 October 2011  – According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), there have been 26 provinces which are affected by floods including Bangkok, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Suphan Buri and Uthai Thani whereas Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet have been dry already. Up to 2.4 million people from 7.2 million households have been affected while the death toll has soared to 381.

Today, the DDPM has listed 26 flood-affected provinces as

1) Phichit

2) Phitsanulok

3) Nakhon Sawan

4) Utai Thani

5) Chai Nat

6) Sing Buri

7) Ang Thong

8) Ayutthaya

9) Lop Buri

10) Saraburi

11) Suphan Bur

12) Nakhon Pathom

13) Pathum Thani

14) Nonthaburi

15) Samut Sakhon

16) Bangkok

17) Ubon Ratchathani

18) Khon Kaen

19) Si Sa Ket

20) Surin

21) Roi Et

22) Maha Sarakham

23) Kalasin

24) Chachoengsao

25) Nakhon Nayok

26) Prachin Buri

In these provinces, 2,428,907 people living in 724,364 households in 152 districts and 1,145 sub-districts are affected by floods. Moreover, the death toll has soared to 381 so far.