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Thailand: Flood: 2012/09/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/09/12
Country or District Thailand
Event Type Flood
Outline Thousands have fled their homes in Northern Thailand after heavy rain caused a major river to overflow at the start of September.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Government of Thailand 2012/09/21
The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) has announced that 15 provinces have fallen victim to the monsoon flooding, which has rampaged several parts of the country in the past weeks. 235,545 people from 88,438 families have been hit hard by severe flooding induced by recent heavy downpours.

Reuters 2012/09/12
Up to a quarter of Thailand\'s provinces, including the tourist resort of Ayutthaya, have been inundated by floodwaters.