Thailand is known for it’s people who seem to be forever smiling at you when you visit their country, but lately it is not such a happy place. It’s water water everywhere and rising by the inch.

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The Thailand Floods

Soldiers help workers and civilians to evacuate from the flooded area at Nawa Nakhon industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A train is seen on a railway track in the flooded area around the Nava Nakorn Industrial Zone in Pathum Thani province October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People carry their dogs through a flooded and evacuated neighborhood near Nawa Nakhon industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Workers repair a collapsed canal embankment in the flooded Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

A worker sits on a wall of sandbags at the flooded and evacuated Nawa Nakhon industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Various machineries are seen at a flooded area in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed.REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People carry their dogs through a flooded and evacuated neighborhood near Nawa Nakhon industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Residents and a dog make their way through floods as they leave Nawa Nakhon industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Thai soldiers rest next to sandbags used to hold back floodwaters in Nava Nakorn Industrial Zone on the outskirts of Bangkok October 17, 2011. Thailand's government has asked manufacturers in the Nava Nakorn Industrial Zone in Pathum Thani province to halt operations due to flooding, the Flood Relief Operation Centre said on Monday. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People carry their dogs through a flooded and evacuated neighborhood near Nava Nakorn industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A boat with rescue workers is towed by a military truck through the flooded and evacuated Nava Nakorn industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A rescue worker looks from inside a military truck for more people to be evacuated from the flooded area around Nava Nakorn industrial estate in Pathum Thani province, suburb of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A resident stands in flooded streets in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

The Thailand Floods

Thai soldiers try to protect the highway as floods advance into Rangsit near Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A woman sells rubber boots in a flooded street in Rangsit near Bangkok October 18, 2011. Thailand's cabinet met on Tuesday to discuss the mounting economic cost of floods that have killed 315 people, and residents of Bangkok were told not to drop their guard even if the immediate danger to the capital had passed. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

The coffin of Thawatcha Busabim is placed at the flooded Wat Preak Prachkor temple before his funeral in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok October 19, 2011. Thawatcha, 30, was electrocuted when he tried to use an electric appliance at his flooded home in Pathum Thani. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the country's worst floods in half a century. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Novice Buddhist monks wade through water at the flooded Wat Preak Prachkor temple as they collect garbage in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the country's worst floods in half a century. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Women carry their children across a flooded street in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the country's worst floods in half a century. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Novice Buddhist monks wade through water at the flooded Wat Preak Prachkor temple as they collect garbage in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the country's worst floods in half a century. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A worker looks as water is pumped out of a canal in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok, October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the world's top exporter of rice. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People wade through a flooded street in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok, October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the world's top exporter of rice. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

Workers from Cambodia wade through a flooded street in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok, October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the world's top exporter of rice. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

The Thailand Floods

A woman sits in her flooded house, next to a baby resting in a hammock, in Pathum Thani province, a suburb of Bangkok, October 19, 2011. Flooding in the north, northeast and centre of the country has killed at least 317 people since July and damaged large areas of farmland in the world's top exporter of rice. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People walk on one side of a flooded highway in the suburbs of Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

People commute on a flooded highway in the suburbs of Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A man paddles a makeshift raft through a flooded area in the suburbs of Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A residential area is flooded just outside Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Vehicles are partially submerged in a flooded industrial area in the suburbs of Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

People row a small boat through a flooded area in the suburbs of Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A boat sails past a giant statue of Buddha in a flooded temple just outside Bangkok October 20, 2011. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defended her government's response to the country's worst floods in half a century on Wednesday as troops battled to protect industrial centres and Bangkok braced for rising waters. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

People are evacuated on trucks from a flooded area in Bangkok's suburbs October 20, 2011. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Thursday Thailand was in crisis and the government was struggling to cope as the worst floods in half a century threatened to engulf the capital, Bangkok. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa (THAILAND - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

The Thailand Floods

Residents help Buddhist monks fill up sand bags to protect their temple from floods in Bangkok's suburbs October 20, 2011. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Thursday Thailand was in crisis and the government was struggling to cope as the worst floods in half a century threatened to engulf the capital, Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A security guard looks at a wall of sand bags to provide protection from floods at a building in Bangkok October 20, 2011. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Thursday Thailand was in crisis and the government was struggling to cope as the worst floods in half a century threatened to engulf the capital, Bangkok. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

The Thailand Floods

A girl plays in a flooded street in Bangkok's suburbs October 20, 2011. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Thursday Thailand was in crisis and the government was struggling to cope as the worst floods in half a century threatened to engulf the capital, Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

Buddhist monks fill up sand bags to protect their temple from floods in Bangkok's suburbs October 20, 2011. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Thursday Thailand was in crisis and the government was struggling to cope as the worst floods in half a century threatened to engulf the capital, Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A cat drinks from a walkway in a flooded neighbourhood in central Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's government scrambled to protect the capital on Saturday and defend two industrial zones from flooding as water levels crept higher and hundreds of riverside residents prepared to leave their homes. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A view of a flooded street in Don Meuang district in Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's government scrambled to protect the capital on Saturday and defend two industrial zones from flooding as water levels crept higher and hundreds of riverside residents prepared to leave their homes. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

Children play in telephone booths along a flooded street at Thung Song Hong district in Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's capital was braced for possible flooding on Sunday as water levels rose in some of Bangkok's northern suburbs and troops raced to fortify defence walls to protect two key industrial zones. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

The Thailand Floods

Residents pull their dogs and belongings in a tank as they wade through a flooded street in Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's capital was braced for possible flooding on Sunday as water levels rose in some of Bangkok's northern suburbs and troops raced to fortify defence walls to protect two key industrial zones. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

The Thailand Floods

People are evacuated on a truck as floods advance into Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's capital was braced for more flooding on Sunday as water levels rose in some of Bangkok's northern suburbs and troops raced to fortify defence walls to protect two key industrial zones. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

People evacuated from areas affected by floods pass time at a collective shelter at a Don Mueang airport check-in hall, which is not in use, in Bangkok October 23, 2011. Thailand's capital was braced for more flooding on Sunday as water levels rose in some of Bangkok's northern suburbs and troops raced to fortify defence walls to protect two key industrial zones. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Thailand Floods

A couple wades through their flooded neighbourhood in Bangkok October 24, 2011. More districts of Thailand's capital were on high alert on Monday with floods bearing down from northern Bangkok and authorities faced a race against time to pump water towards the sea and defend the business district. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

The Thailand Floods

A woman takes a bath in the overflowing Chao Phraya river in central Bangkok October 24, 2011. More districts of Thailand's capital were on high alert on Monday with floods bearing down from northern Bangkok and authorities faced a race against time to pump water towards the sea and defend the business district. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

The Thailand Floods

People push their belongings through floodwaters during an evacuation from a flooded market in Bangkok October 24, 2011. More districts of Thailand's capital were on high alert on Monday with floods bearing down from northern Bangkok and authorities faced a race against time to pump water towards the sea and defend the business district. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

People use a raft to move through the floodwaters during an evacuation from a flooded market in Bangkok October 24, 2011. More districts of Thailand's capital were on high alert on Monday with floods bearing down from northern Bangkok and authorities faced a race against time to pump water towards the sea and defend the business district. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

The Thailand Floods

Workers eat lunch outside a closed factory in flooded north-west Bangkok October 24, 2011. More districts of Thailand's capital were on high alert on Monday with floods bearing down from northern Bangkok and authorities faced a race against time to pump water towards the sea and defend the business district. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Oct 24, 2011