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Thai Flood Death Toll Rises to 252; 28 Provinces Inundated

October 06, 2011

Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The death toll from flooding in Thailand rose to 252, and 28 provinces remain submerged, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation.

Heavy rain since July 25 has caused flooding in 60 of the country’s 77 provinces and displaced 2.7 million people, the agency said on its website.

To contact the reporter on this story: Suttinee Yuvejwattana in Bangkok at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tony Jordan at

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