Phuket testing 19 tsunami warning towers every day

Phuket –

Nineteen tsunami warning towers in Phuket are being tested every day from today (July 7th) as normal and are only being tested on Wednesday with the national anthem.

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The Royal Thai Navy based in Phuket and Phang Nga is closely monitoring the situation after more than 30 small earthquakes off Nicobar Island were reported since July 5th.

The Phuket Disaster Prevention and Mitigation chief has confirmed that seawater rising at high tide this week causing flooded roads and storm damage were not related to earthquakes.

The announcement has been issued by Phuket Vice Governor Arnuparp Rodkwan Yodrabam yesterday (July 6th) . The announcement states that to ensure that the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has always been prepared for a crisis situation that nineteen tsunami warning towers on the island which were normally tested only on Wednesday at 8:00 A.M. with the Thailand national anthem are now being tested every day.


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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.