Bangkok Braces for Evacuations

Bangkok Braces for Evacuations

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Thai Buddhist monks walk towards a submerged walkway leading to a pier along the Chao Phraya in Bankkok, Thailand. The Chao Phraya river running through the middle of Bangkok broke a record by swelling to 2.47 meters above the mean sea level, or 33 centimeters below the government’s main barriers.