Bangkok Floods Continue To Threaten People and Economy

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Thai monks clean up garbage in the dirty flooded waters at a... News PhotoBangkok,Bestof,Dirty,District,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Flood,Garbage,Horizontal,Monastery,Monk - Religious Occupation,Thailand,Topics,Topix,WaterPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Getty ImagesBANGKOK, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 12: Thai monks clean up garbage in the dirty flooded waters at a monastery in the flooded Bang Kae district November 12, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. Over seven major industrial parks in Bangkok and, thousands of factories have been closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi with millions of tons of rice damaged. Across the country, the flooding which is now in its third month has affected 25 of Thailand's 64 provinces. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in over 50 years which has affected more than nine million people. Over 400 people have died in flood-related incidents since late July according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)