Wider flooding feared in Thailand
The Thai authorities have asked US military helicopters to survey flooding, which has hit the north and is now threatening the capital Bangkok.
Thai officials say high tides due on Saturday and the flow of run-off water from inundated central plains could cause wider flooding in the capital.
City residents are continuing a mass exodus, after the authorities urged them to leave Bangkok.
Rachel Harvey reports.
29 Oct 2011
- From the section Asia-Pacific