Buddhist monks paddle through a flooded temple where hundreds ...
Nov 1st, 2011
(Reuters) - Buddhist monks paddle through a flooded temple where hundreds of victims found shelter in Bangkok November 1, 2011. Anger mounted among victims of Thailand's catastrophic floods on Tuesday as water flooded new neighborhoods as it made its way to sea and the government plotted a recovery aimed at securing the long-term confidence of investors. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (THAILAND - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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