Residents in Thalang, Phuket suffer from flooding after heavy rain hits Phuket again

Thalang –

Residents have suffered from flooding while traffic was delayed for many kilometers on the Thep Kasattri main road in Sri Soonthorn, Thalang after heavy rain hit Phuket again.

The heavy rain hit Phuket again yesterday late afternoon (October 18th) and lasted for many hours. In the Sri Soonthorn sub-district and Thep Kasattri sub-district water later rose up to 60 centimeters especially in the Baan Don area near the Chinese Shrine. Local authorities have assisted and set up a kitchen to cook food for flood victims.

The Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew visited flood victims in Sri Soonthorn as well.

Meanwhile, Thep Sattri Road southbound lane in Baan Liphon, Thalang, was flooded again. Traffic was delayed for many kilometers where motorists were stuck on the road for many hours.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.

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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.