Ongoing floods in Thailand to cost billion


It seems global weirding is indeed taking place. While there are huge droughts in Texas, Thailand and its capital city, Bangkok are witnessing their largest floods in decades. As the Guardian reports :

” Thailand is used to floods in monsoon season, but this year’s are the worst for more than half a century. They have killed at least 366 people since July and affected almost 2.5 million. More than 113,000 are living in shelters. “

The floods have been ongoing ever since. To local authorities, the damages so far have exceeded five billion US dollars. (3.5 billion euros)

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