A woman struggles to walk as floodwaters gush through a marketplace Thursday in a riverside neighborhood near Bangkok's Grand Palace, built in the 18th century. Clamoring aboard bamboo rafts and army trucks, residents living on the heavily inundated outskirts of Bangkok fled waterlogged homes as floodwaters moved closer to the heart of the Thai capital. (Associated Press)

A woman struggles to walk as floodwaters gush through a marketplace Thursday in a riverside neighborhood near Bangkok's Grand Palace, built in the 18th century. Clamoring aboard bamboo rafts and army trucks, residents living on the heavily inundated outskirts of Bangkok fled waterlogged homes as floodwaters moved closer to the heart of the Thai capital. (Associated Press)