Missing man who fell into canal during flood in Chalong found deceased

Chalong –

A man who had been reported missing after falling into a canal during flooding in the Chalong sub-district, Mueang Phuket was found.

The Chalong Mayor Mrs. Tanaphon Ongsantiparp told the Phuket Express, “On Wednesday (October 19th) we were notified that the unidentified man accidentally fell into a canal while he was taking a look at the flood water in Chalong.’

“He was waving for help. Locals tried to help him but failed due to strong currents. A search was launched since then until today (October 21st). This afternoon his body was unfortunately found near a water gate in Chalong, having drowned. He was later identified as a 36-year-old Burmese national.” The mayor stated.


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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.