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Heavy rains flood Thailand’s ancient royal city Ayutthaya

By Abiodun Ogundairo
05 October 2021   |   12:36 pm
Heavy rains brought on by tropical storm Dianmu have flooded ancient ruins and temples in Thailand's southern Ayutthaya, about 60 km (40 miles) north of Bangkok.

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