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At least one person has died and thousands have been displaced by severe flooding nearby riverside communities in Thailand on Thursday after heavy tropical rains.

More than 8 inches of rain fell in 24 hours in Ubonratchathani province in the country’s northeast, forcing more than 5,000 people to flee. Heavy rain destroyed trees and waist-deep water in these areas.

According to ABC News, at least one person died and two others were injured as a result of falling trees in Sisaket province. In neighboring countries such as Vietnam, there were blackouts afterwards Tropical Storm Noru advanced into the central region, but there were no deaths.

Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said more than 10,000 households were affected by the flooding. Victims are still stuck in their homes, and families of displaced people have received food and care packages from rescuers.

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Typhoon Noru flooded the Philippines and killed eight people before making landfall in Thailand.
(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Part of the districts of the capital of Thailand, Bangkok, was flooded by the nearby Chao Phraya River. According to the city sandbags to stop the advance of flood water ABC News.

As Noru itself weakens, seasonal monsoon rains could contribute to persistent, dangerous flooding across the country.

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ABC reports that several dams have overflowed, damaging farmland and communities downstream.

Earlier, Noru took the lives of eight people, including five rescuers a typhoon in the Philippines.

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