23 people were killed, two were missing and more than 720.000 affected by heavy rains and accompanying floods in the Northern and Eastern parts of Thailand. According to the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country caused by natural disasters, the damage amounted to $ 300 million.
About it writes on Thursday, August 3, the news Agency The Associated Press.
The head of the Thai National insurance Association reported that payments to victims will be one billion baht (30 million US dollars).
According to the above authorities, the water flooded 1.554 square kilometers of rice fields. Most affected province of Sakon Nakhon, located in 640 km to vossoroca from the capital of Bangkok, where floods killed nine persons, schools and shops remain closed.
The Prime Minister of Thailand prayut Chan-OCHA called for on the eve of the families of the victims and promised that the government zapusti large-scale project to remediate damage caused by flooding, and prevention of such disasters.