Water levels in parts of Hat Yai have exceeded 3m (10ft)
It was so deep trucks were floatingFlooding has caused chaos in parts of southern Thailand and north Malaysia, making some areasinaccessible. Dmitri Terletski lives and works on the popular tourist island of Ko Samui, Thailand.
The worst flooding for decades in parts of Thailand is now known to have killed at least 56 people.
The authorities say nearly three million people in northern and central areas have been affected in the last two weeks, with homes and hospitals submerged
Flood water has reached Bangkok, which sits only 2m (6ft 7in) above sea level - but so far the capital has escaped a heavy deluge.
People in Bangkok have sandbags and pumps on standby as floodwater from the north runs downstream
In Lopburi province, north of Bangkok, flood victims have been waiting in their boats to receive parcels of aid.
In Lopburi province, north of Bangkok, flood victims have been waiting in their boats to receive parcels of aid
Roads and railways have been cut off there and in other provinces, forcing thousands of people to move to higher ground.
Many areas could remain flooded for several weeks, officials warn, because heavy rains have led to full reservoirs which must still be discharged.
Record floods: A man braves chest-deep floods on the outskirts of Bangkok, as Thailands PM warned flooding could last another six weeks. Picture: AP
A man pushes a boat though floodwaters in Bangkok yesterday. Picture: AFP Source: AFP
A temple is surrounded by floodwaters in the ancient capital city of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok. Picture: AFP
Motorists make their way through floodwaters on the edge of downtown Bangkok on November 4, 2011. Thailands worst floods in half a century reached the edge of downtown Bangkok on November 4, threatening some underground rail stations and forcing the closure of a major shopping centre.
Local residents evacuate their flooded neighbourhood by jeep in Bangkok
Residents wade through floodwaters at a main intersection near the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok
Vehicles drive along flooded streets at the Lod Praow district in Bangkok, Thailand
A resident walk in the floodwaters, next to the Chao Praya river in Bangkok
Residents wade along a flooded street on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand
A forklift carries a vehicle to safety during flooding in Bangkok
Thai residents wade along a flooded area in Bangkok, Thailand
A Thai Buddhist monk wades through floodwaters near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand
Thai commuters wait for a bus heading home at a major intersection where the floods have moved to in the central Ladprao area of the capital city
Local residents row a floating device down a flooded street near the Chao Praya river in Bangkok
A Thai man pulls a small boat as he clings to the back of a truck traveling through floodwaters in Bangkok
A Thai policeman directs traffic along a flooded street at the Lod Praow district in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Thailands record floods encroached deeper into the capital Friday, swamping a major intersection in the northern edge of the city center and threatening the subway system.
A Thai man drives a Tuk Tuk in floodwaters in Bangkok, Thailand
A boat paddles behind a fence near a plane sitting on the flooded tarmack of the closed Don Muang airport in Bangkok,Thailand.
A Thai man takes pictures with his son on a custom-built tricycle designed to go through floodwaters in Bangkok, Thailand
A Thai woman crosses a flooded street in Bangkok
A Thai family wades through floodwaters at the Don Muang district in Bangkok
People paddle and wade through floodwaters at Lod Praow district in Bangkok, Thailand
Planes sit on a flooded tarmack of the closed Don Muang airport in Bangkok
Thai man stands in front of his house as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok,Thailand. Crews ofpublic workers, soldiers and volunteers are evacuating residents from flooded areas north of Bangkok as efforts continue to protect the capital from increased rainfall and rising tides during the worst floods to hit the country for decades
An aerial view of the Chaophraya river in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand. Flood watershave swamped more than two-thirds of the country, submerging rice fields and shutting down
Members of a Thai rescue team help an elderly woman to evacuate from her home duringflooding in Pathum Thani province. Thailands premier moved October 14 to reassure Bangkoks 12 million residents over a looming flood crisis, after one of her ministers briefly sparked panic with an evacuation warning.
Thai residents salvage their belongings as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province on October 14, 2011 in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok,Thailand.
A Thai man secures his boats on a truck along a flooded street in Pathum Thani province, suburban Bangkok, on October 14,2011. About 110,000 people around the country have sought refuge in shelters in the face of the floods that have destroyed crops, inundated hundreds of factories and damaged the homes and livelihoods of millions of people.
This aerial picture shows the flooded World Heritage site Chaiwattanaram Temple in the ancient Thai capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok. Massive floods have left hundreds dead across Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
This aerial picture shows cars stranded on a partially-submerged fly-over in the central Thai province of Pathum Thani, on the northern outskirts of Bangkok.
This aerial picture shows cars stranded on a partially-submerged fly-over in the central Thai province of Pathum Thani, on the northern outskirts of Bangkok
A Buddhist temple stands in floodwaters next to the Chaopraya river in Bangkok.
Residents evacuate buildings as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok,Thailand. Crews of public workers, soldiers and volunteers are evacuating residents from flooded areas north of Bangkok as efforts continue to protect the capital from increased rainfall and rising tides during the worst floods to hit the country for decades.
Residents carrying bags of essential items wait for a transportation as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province
A Thai market vendor walks holding her lunch through floodwaters at a market, near the Chaopraya river in Bangkok.
Thai man paddles a plastic boat in his village as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province
Thai residents savage their belongings as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province, suburban Bangkok.Thailand declared a third of its provinces to be disaster zones, as auto giant Toyota called a halt to work after production was affected by the countrys worst flooding in decades.
A man is helped by soldiers to push his motorbike through a strong stream of floodwaters as floods continue to hit Pathum Thani province
inundates a commercial street in Pathum Thani province, suburban Bangkok.