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Lampang village flooded as rain, mountain runoff swell canal


Heavy rains overnight Wednesday in mountains in a national park swelled a canal to bursting in a village in Lampang’s Thoen district.

About 30 houses in Ban Mae Pa Doi were flooded when the Mae Pa Canal overflowed with runoff from Wiang Kosai National Park, a common occurrence according to local officials.

Lampang village flooded as rain, mountain runoff swell canal
The waters subsided after about three hours.
The Thoen Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office will survey the damage and provide assistance.

Published : May 30, 2018

By : The Nation