Local residents in Rawai join tsunami evacuation drill

Rawai –

Local residents in Rawai joined in a tsunami evacuation drill yesterday (July 20th).

The drill was announced before as seen above by The Phuket Express and other Thai media. The drill was led by the Rawai Mayor Aroon Solos and other relevant officials and locals in Rawai.

The evacuation stared from Yanui Beach to Phromthep Cape and Rawai Islamic Graveyard, Friendship Beach to the shelter at the Rawai Highway Office.

According to Mayor Aroon, the drill went smoothly and no major issues were found, leading relevant officials to believe that should there be an actual emergency or tsunami that emergency workers would be ready and prepared.


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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.