|Country or District||Thailand|
|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|
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.
Up to a quarter of Thailand\'s provinces, including the tourist resort of Ayutthaya, have been inundated by floodwaters.