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Thailand : Torrential monsoon rains : 2005/12/18
GLIDE: FL-2005-000209-THA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/12/18
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Thailand
Name Torrential monsoon rains
Outline Torrential monsoon rains have wreaked havoc across Thailand's south, killing 12 people and leaving two missing in the past week, officials said on Sunday. Seven of the victims died in two mudslides.

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  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/21
    Widespread floods have killed 19 people in southern Thailand in the past week, raising to 35 the death toll in the region's worst floods in nearly 30 years, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
    Relief agencies rushed food, clothes and blankets to 9 provinces, including three bordering Malaysia, where more than 700,000 people have been affected, the ministry said.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/21
    Widespread floods have killed 19 people in southern Thailand in the past week, raising to 35 the death toll in the region's worst floods in nearly 30 years, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday
  • BBC News 2005/12/19
    Floods in southern Thailand have killed 27 people over the past two weeks, officials have said.
    Interior Minster Knogsak Wantana said more than 400,000 people were affected in nine provinces that were declared a disaster zone over the weekend.
  • Bangkok Post 2005/12/18
    At least seven more people have drowned in floods in southern Thailand, mostly in Songkhla province, according to reports. Authorities declared Hat Yai district, the largest city in the South, as a disaster-zone.
    In all, at least 21 deaths were caused by heavy rains and floods in the South since late November, unofficial figures showed.
  • CNN NEWS 2005/12/18
    Thai rains kill 12, cause havoc