Floodwaters from continuous downpours has surged through 454 schools in 12 provinces, causing over 38 million baht worth of damage, the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec) said on Wednesday.
The provinces affected by the flood include Surin, Si Sa Ket, Chaiyaphum, Prachin Buri, Saraburi, Nakhon Sawan, Phichit, Lop Buri, Ubon Ratchathani, Pathum Thani, Uthai Thani and Ayutthaya.
According to a report from the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, 25 provinces are battling widespread floods which have killed at least 23 people this year.
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