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A man pulls a makeshift raft carrying his friends and with a Thai national flag attached as they make their way through a newly flooded neighborhood in Bangkok's suburbs November 11, 2011.

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A man look out to an flooded and empty intersection in Bangkok, on November 11, 2011. The Thai capital, built on swampland, is slowly sinking and the floods currently besieging Bangkok could be merely a foretaste of a grim future as climate change makes its impact felt, experts say.

Areas of Thailand continue to be submerged after 3 months of severe flooding. There have been over 500 deaths as a result of the floods. The government recently offered help in the form of tax breaks, to businesses that have been affected from the floods.

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Thai commuters pack a crowded truck heading home from work through heavily flooded downtown streets Nov. 11, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. Across the country, the flooding which is now in its third month, has affected 25 of Thailand's 64 provinces.