Thai Buddhist monks wade through Ban Kadee temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, on Wednesday. Thai authorities were staging a fighting retreat Wednesday against floodwaters that threaten Bangkok after the country's oldest factory park was completely inundated and another one faced imminent threat.

Thai Buddhist monks wade through Ban Kadee temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, on Wednesday. Thai authorities were staging a fighting retreat Wednesday against floodwaters that threaten Bangkok after the country's oldest factory park was completely inundated and another one faced imminent threat.