Bangkok Braces But Safe So Far From Floods

Bangkok braces but safe so far from floods

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Relief workers reinforced barriers on Sunday to help defend Thailand's capital, Bangkok, from the country's worst floods in half a century and efforts were stepped up to protect a huge industrial estate to the city's north.

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