Bangkok threatened by worst flood in decades
Bangkok is under threat again from Thailand's worst floods in decades.
The city's governor has warned people in the north and east to move to higher ground after a dyke broke.
He said 1.2 million sandbags were needed to stem the flow of water into the city.
The Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called on the country's political rivals to pull together to tackle the crisis posed by the worst floods in decades.
The BBC's Rachel Harvey said seven districts had been put on alert.
19 Oct 2011
- From the section Asia-Pacific