Strong wind damages food festival in Karon – VIDEO

Kata, Karon, Phuket –

  Strong wind at about noon today (May 28th) has damaged food booths at the Kata/Karon food festival which is being held until tomorrow (May 29th).

The ‘Kata Karon Food Festival’ is being held from May 27th to May 29th, 2022 at the Nong Han Public Park, or Karon Park, in the Karon sub-district of Mueang Phuket District.

It has been reported at about noon that strong winds have brought down food tents at the festival. However, no injuries were reported as the festival starts in the late afternoon.

However, it has been confirmed the event will continue after clean-up. Videos below.

The Kata and Karon sub-districts in the Mueang Phuket district have not recovered like other areas in Phuket after many Covid -19 restrictions had been relieved, said local business operators yesterday, May 26th, 2022.


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Goongnang Suksawat
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 four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some 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.