BANGKOK–MICOM: nearly 200 factory in Ayutthaya Province, Central Thailand, halted production for a while.
One company of Japan, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Floods also threatens Bangkok in the near future.
The Department of disaster prevention and mitigation, as much as 261 Thailand said the death toll from the floods recorded since the end of July.
About 2.3 million victims affected by the floods that occurred in Thailand approximately the last 50 years, especially in Central and northeastern Thailand.
“The water reached a height of 5.1 yards forcing all manufacturers in ROjana 198 to shut down,” explained the Minister of industry Wannarat Channukul.
The Honda themselves had moved 3,000 units assembled to move to other areas.
Minister of trade of Thailand said it had cut its forecast of rice to be exported due to flooding from 25 million to 21 million tonnes.
It clearly affects the price that will go on sale from the Government’s plans to help the farmers. (*/Rtr/OL-5)