Road leading to Patong Hill starts to collapse after landslide

Patong –

A road leading to the Patong Hill in Phuket has started to collapse after a landslide.

Motorists who are heading from Kathu to the Patong Hill reported the damage at 3:30 P.M. this afternoon (October 19th). On one side of the road, the land started to slide which has brought down the road side surface and the guard rail.

Road users who are heading to the Patong Hill are being warned to avoid using the road. Authorities are aware of the damage and say actions will be taken as soon as heavy rains cease.

Rain continues in Phuket this afternoon causing further flooding, landslides, and general problems across the island as we have reported at The Phuket Express across the 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.