ABC NEWS ONLINE 2006/10/12
At least 57 people have been killed and thousands forced to abandon their homes as the worst floods in recent memory wreaked havoc across Thailand and Burma on Thursday. One official says Burmese authorities evacuated 500 homes on the outskirts of the central city of Mandalay after floodwaters rose overnight, while residents say about 10,000 people had fled to emergency shelters.
Reuters AlertNet 2006/10/11
Worst floods in 11 years hit Thailand, Myanmar:
At least 13 people have been killed over the last few days in army-ruled Myanmar.