Bangkok (VNA) - More than 40 temples in Ayutthaya city in Thailand have been affected by recent floods caused by tropical storm Dianmu.

The Thai authorities have issued flood warnings across many parts of the country over the past two weeks as tropical storm Dianmu caused flash floods in 32 of Thailand's 76 provinces, killing nine people and affecting nearly 300,000 households.

Sixteen provinces, including Ayutthaya, are still flooded and the authorities warned of another potential tropical storm that is forecast to reach the northeast of the country next week.

In 2011, Thailand suffered its worst floods in five decades, affecting 65 of its 76 provinces and killing hundreds./.