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Bangkok residents warned over flood tideThe Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The first high-tide period of this month is imminent - and Bangkok residents in riverside communities who do not have flood barriers must be ready for possible flooding, say authorities.

"Please move your belongings to higher ground during the coming high tide," Sunsern Rueangrit of Bangkok Metropolitan Administra-tion's (BMA) Bangkok Flood Control Centre said yesterday.

The first high-tide period in this month starts today and will run until tomorrow.