The 2010 Thai floods are a series of flash floods that hit various areas in Thailand. The floods were due to having a higher than average rainfall in the month of October and November 2010. The death toll in the country stands at 215 people. According to the Thai government data the floods Nearly affected 7 million people in more than 25,000 villages, mostly by destruction of property, livelihood and infrastructure. The government announced that 38 provinces have been hit by floods from October 1 until November 13 and waters have receded in 8 provinces leaving 30 provinces still affected including 12 in the southern region of the country.