21 schools in Songkhla remain closed due to floods

Breaking News December 12, 2017 13:57

By The Nation

A total of 21 schools near Songkhla Lake in four districts of Songkhla province remained indefinitely closed on Tuesday as floodwaters around the lake were still high.

Officials from the Songkhla Primary School Zone 1 said that, out of 141 schools in the southern province, eight schools in Ranot district, four in Krasae Sin district, eight in Sathing Phra district and one in Singha Nakhon district remained closed.

Some schools, including Wat Tham Pradit School in Sathing Phra, resumed classes on Tuesday by using temples as classrooms.

Thirapong Srikaew, acting director of the Wat Tham Pradit School, said his 69 students would use the Sukhan Thawas Temple for classes for about 20 days as the school was still inundated.

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