Bangkok building surrounded by flood waters
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Thailand floods: A bird's eye view of Bangkok

The Thai government has said it will be impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the country's worst floods in decades.

The authorities are struggling to contain the sheer volume of water that has built up over recent weeks.

  • 20 Oct 2011
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