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Flooding in Southeast Asia

Floods Recede in Ayutthaya
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Floods Recede in Ayutthaya

Flood water continues receding from Thailand’s historic city of Ayutthaya in December 2011 and January 2012.

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Flooding in Southeast Asia
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Flooding in Southeast Asia

High waters remained in Thailand and Cambodia in January 2012, months after flooding struck the region.

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Flooding in Thailand
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Flooding in Thailand

Although improved over the previous several weeks, flood conditions lingered around Ayutthaya and Bangkok in early December 2011.

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Floods Slowly Recede around Bangkok
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Floods Slowly Recede around Bangkok

Acquired in early and late November 2011, these images document slowly receding floods around Bangkok, Thailand.

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Flooding in Southeast Asia
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Flooding in Southeast Asia

Images from November 2011 and November 2008 compare conditions in Thailand and Cambodia, where flooding claimed several hundred lives in 2011.

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Flooding in Southeast Asia
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Flooding in Southeast Asia

Acquired in late October and mid-November 2011, these images document the slow withdrawal of flooding from the historic city of Ayutthaya, Thailand.

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Floods Surround Bangkok
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Floods Surround Bangkok

Acquired in November 2008 and 2011, these images compare conditions in Bangkok, where floods crept toward the city center in 2011.

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Flood Waters Inundate a Bangkok Airport
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Flood Waters Inundate a Bangkok Airport

This view of airplanes stranded on a flooded airport tarmac highlights the seriousness of the flood disaster unfolding in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Flooding in Southeast Asia
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Flooding in Southeast Asia

Acquired in November 2011 and November 2008, these images compare conditions in Thailand and Cambodia. Heavy monsoon rains flooded the region in 2011.

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Floods Swamp Historic City in Thailand
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Floods Swamp Historic City in Thailand

Flooding submerged large parts of the historic city of Ayutthaya, Thailand, in October 2011.

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Flooding around Bangkok
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Flooding around Bangkok

Acquired October 25, 2011, and November 13, 2008, these false-color images compare conditions around Thailand’s capital city, threatened by flooding in 2011.

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Floods in Cambodia
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Floods in Cambodia

The swollen Mekong River and Tonle Sap shown in this October 18 image are at levels not reached in the past decade.

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Flooding near Bangkok
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Flooding near Bangkok

Acquired October 19, 2011, and November 12, 2008, these false-color images compare conditions around Bangkok, where flooding loomed in late October 2011.

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Flooding in Thailand and Cambodia
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Flooding in Thailand and Cambodia

Acquired October 11, 2011, and October 8, 2010, these false-color images compare conditions in Thailand and Cambodia, where severe flooding struck in 2011.

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Flooding along the Mekong River
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Flooding along the Mekong River

Acquired August 24, 2011, and August 26, 2010, these false-color images compare conditions in Cambodia. Flooding occurred along the Mekong River, Tônlé Sab, and around Phnum Penh in 2011.

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Flooding along the Mekong River
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Flooding along the Mekong River

Acquired August 13, 2011, and August 16, 2010, these false-color images compare conditions along the Mekong River in Cambodia. Flooding along the river inundated thousands of homes in 2011.

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