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Patarawan fixes her boots as her pet parrot, Sim sits on her head as she goes shopping for dinner at a busy flooded market near the Chao Phraya river Oct. 27, 2011 in Bangkok
Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Open quoteThis is the first time I am using the term evacuation, the first time I'm really asking you to leave.Close quote

  • Bangkok's Governor, on the issuance of an evacuation alert; the Thai capital is expecting severe flooding over the weekend
Photo: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images | Source: BBC