Text source – BBC News
Many residents have continued to leave
ahead of possible flooding at the weekend. Roads were clogged as residents tried to flee the flood waters as a five-day holiday comes into effect. Bangkok
Officials have warned high tides on Saturday, combined with the flow of run-off water, could cause wider flooding.
The floods have been caused by heavy monsoon rains which have been falling since July.
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