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2 million affected by flooding in southern Thailand

AP reports: BANGKOK — Heavy rains have eased in southern Thailand, where heavy downpours and landslides over nearly two weeks has left 45 people dead.

The government disaster agency says more than 40,000 people are living in temporary shelters in three provinces that remain flooded.

The disaster agency said 2 million people in 10 southern provinces have been affected by flooding that started March 23.