Heavy rains across Phuket bring road flooding

Phuket –

Many roads in Phuket and in the Phuket Town area have suffered from flooding after heavy rain occurred across Phuket since this morning (August 1st).

The rain started at about 7:00 A.M. and continued all day. Many areas flooded which are usually flooding after heavy rain in Phuket such as: on Phra Phuket Kaew Road in Kathu in Paklok, Thalang, in Phuket Town, and in Soi Pha Neang.

Traffic police and law enforcement officers assisted in directing motorists with the traffic. As of press time no significant damage or injuries were reported.


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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.