Thousands Leave Flood-surround Thai Capital

    Residents poured out of the Thai capital by bus, plane and train Thursday (Oct 27), heeding government warnings to use a special five-day holiday to evacuate parts of the flood-threatened metropolis before a weekend deluge rushes through the city. The evacuation warning applied to only three of Bangkok's 50 districts, but the government acknowledgement the entire city could flood in coming days meant many residents were leaving the city of 9 million people before the floods come. AP (Photo: Flooded Don Mueang Airport-AP)

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