Korat battles heavy flooding

PHOTO: Korat Start Up

Korat/Nakhon Ratchasima-

Heavy showers in Korat last night caused major flooding in Korat City.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in Nakhon Ratchasima reported that the heavy rain hit around 5:30 PM yesterday and lasted for about two hours.

PHOTO: Korat Start Up

Water found on road surfaces ranged from about 10 centimeters to over 50 centimeters high.

PHOTO: Korat Start Up

It was reported that a sedan fell into a construction pit at an underground cable project on Poe Klang Road as a driver was unable to see the hole under the flood waters.

PHOTO: Korat Start Up

The Thai Meteorological Department is forecasting, for the second week in a row, heavy rain for much of Thailand.

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.