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Most rain in 30 years, Thai government records show


The amount of rain that has fallen in recent months is the most in 30 years, according to Thailand’s Department of Water Resources’ records.

Flooding has affected residents in almost 30 provinces, while those living in areas along the lower Chao Phraya River |have been swamped for two months.

La Nina and extreme weather have been blamed for the excess rain, which worsened flood levels in many provinces across the country, according to Professor Thanawat Jarupongsakul, a |lecturer at the Unit for Disaster and Land Information Studies at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Science.

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