Thailand Battles Historic Floods

By Eric Roston - 2011-11-24T06:09:22Z

Photograph by SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Man on Sand

A man sits on submerged sandbags near Bangkok's Don Muang airport, the city's hub for domestic flights. The airport closed on Oct. 25 after water reached the runways. Officials used the facility to direct flood-relief efforts and provide temporary refuge for evacuees.