RANGSIT, THAILAND - OCTOBER 24: A flooded shop selling buddha statues is seen along the flooded streets October 24, 2011 in Rangsit on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Hundreds of factories closed... more 
RANGSIT, THAILAND - OCTOBER 24: A flooded shop selling buddha statues is seen along the flooded streets October 24, 2011 in Rangsit on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. Hundreds of factories closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi as the waters come closer to threaten Bangkok as well. Around 350 people have died in flood-related incidents since late July according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in 50 years with damages running as high as $6 billion which could increase of the floods swamp Bangkok. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) less 
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Mon, Oct 24, 2011 11:06 AM EDT