Nearly 20,000 households in Sing Buri suffer from flooding due to rising water levels in the Chao Phraya River on Tuesday

Sing Buri –

Nearly 20,000 households in six districts of Sing Buri were swamped by floods on Tuesday, October 18th, after the water levels in the Chao Phraya River were gradually rising and causing overflowing.

The floodwater from Chao Phraya River had flooded residents’ homes and the main road of Kun Klong road in the province. Apart from Chao Phraya River, local residents also suffered from the overflow of Noi River which affected several large areas.

As of this morning, 17,825 households, 10 communities, and 22 sub-districts in six districts were reportedly affected by the floods. Some of the affected villagers temporarily set up a shelter by the roadside, some lived in relatives’ houses, some evacuated at temporary shelters provided by the provincial authorities, and some had to stay on the second floor of their flooded homes.

Singburi governor Supot Yossingkham led the provincial officers to visit the affected areas and give supplies and assistance to the flood victims while ordering the acceleration of the water drainage system as soon as possible.

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.