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200mm of rain floods Nan


Heavy downpours over 200mm flooded the northern province of Nan's Santisuk, Pua and Bo Klua districts on Friday, while other districts, especially Tha Wangpha and Mae Jarim, were warned to brace for floods as more than 90mm of rain was expected.

Flood warnings were issued in 30 Pua, Tha Wangpha, Santisuk and Mae Jarim villages to prepare for evacuation in case of flash floods and landslides.

200mm of rain floods Nan
Another 90 villages were told to watch out for alerts, according to a Nan-based news agency (facebook.com/teeneemuangnan/).
The Peua River in Tambon Phra That in Chiang Klang district also kept rising, threatening riverside homes.

200mm of rain floods Nan
Villagers can call the Nan Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office on 054-716-172 or the emergency hotline on 1784.

200mm of rain floods Nan

Published : August 17, 2018

By : The Nation