The Canadian Armed Forces deployed a Hercules transport aircraft, several search helicopters and hundreds of troops to the region, while putting thousands more on standby.
They urge whoever wins the state election to pay more attention to their plight.
The couple borrowed the pot from a local temple and enlisted two men to push the makeshift boat.
Soldiers have set up barriers and sandbags to protect ancient archaeological ruins and landmarks as well as neighbourhoods in the old royal capital Ayutthaya, some 60km north of Bangkok.
He says no logging activities have been carried out in the area which was declared a national geopark in 2018.
The province of Zhejiang near Shanghai raised its emergency response to the highest level on Sunday, closing schools and suspending flights and rail services in some cities.