Thailand Calls Holiday To Allow Escape From Floods

Thailand calls holiday to allow escape from floods

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand announced a five-day holiday on Tuesday to give people the chance to escape floods closing in on Bangkok as authorities ordered the evacuation of a housing estate on the outskirts of the city after a protective wall gave way.

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