Rawai to hold tsunami evacuation drill this afternoon

Rawai, Mueang Phuket –

The Rawai Municipality has announced a tsunami evacuation drill will be held this afternoon, July 20th.

The drill came after the Phuket Governor has ordered relevant officials to stay updated and keep a close eye on oceanic earthquake situations.

The drill is aimed to prepare for any disaster to prevent loss of life and damages as well as to ensure safety for residents and tourists.

The evacuation route will be from in the area of Yabui Beach – Phrom Thep Cape and Rawai Islamic Graveyard – Friendship Beach.

The drill will start from 1:00 P.M. on ward. The Rawai Municipality says the evacuation drill will include warning practices, evacuation drills, and shelter management.

Meanwhile the Karon , the Phuket City Municipality and Wichit will also hold tsunami evacuation drills this afternoon too.


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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.