Bangkok's flooding fears

Vatican Radio was among those covering news about floods feared to hit Bangkok over last weekend, interviewing Kirsten Mildren of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs about it.

Bangkok's flooding fears
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October 17, 2011

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra tried to reassure residents of Bangkok on Friday that the capital should largely escape the flooding that is now threatening the city. (Vatican Radio) At least 289 people have been killed around the country by heavy monsoon rain, floods and mudslides since late July. The north, northeast and centre of Thailand have been worst hit. FULL STORY Thailand floods threaten Bangkok (Vatican Radio) RELATED Thailand: Bangkok Escape Floods as Waters Recede (Insurance Journal/AP) PHOTO CREDIT mikiane on Flickr CC BY 2.0