Ongoing flooding in Thailand appears to be easing at last. Water levels seem to have peaked in Bangkok.
As the Thai government tries to protect its industries from rising floodwaters, it is also counting the costs of the disaster, which has already affected a third of the nation.
Thailand’s economy had been doing well compared to many other countries, but with an estimated clean-up cost of over $7bn, the ongoing flooding has hit the country hard.
Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Pathum Thani.