Homes Evacuated in Northern Thailand Amid Flooding

Thai emergency crews evacuated people from their homes in the country’s northern province of Khon Kaen, as water levels continued to rise during widespread flooding in the country on October 6, local media reported.

Thai Rath said many houses were flooded in the Mueang Kao sub-district of the province.

The flooding was expected to peak on the evening of October 6, officials told the newspaper.

Video posted by Twitter user @aodbu shows emergency crews rescuing residents in Mueang. People can be seen boarding a boat from their flooding home and being transported along inundated roadways.

The rising water levels were attributed to rain from Tropical Storm Dianmu. The Bangkok Post said flooding was affecting 16 provinces. Credit: @aodbu via Storyful

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