A family prays near a headless Buddha statue, which resurfaced in a dried-up dam in Lopburi, Thailand, due to drought. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s worst drought in 40 years turns Bangkok tap water salty

  • Water level at Chao Phraya river too low to keep tidal seawater out
  • Authorities say dry spell is affecting water for both drinking and crops, in nation where 11 million people work in agriculture industry
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A family prays near a headless Buddha statue, which resurfaced in a dried-up dam in Lopburi, Thailand, due to drought. Photo: Reuters
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