Landslide experts from the Highway Department are testing how strong the soil is on Patong Hill before considering to allow pedestrians to walk across it.
Our previous stories:
The Patong road will be ready to use after temporary repair work which will take seven days and work will be started after the current rain stops.
Now the update:
This morning (October 21st) the landslide experts used a machine to dig the road near the landslide area on Patong Hill. The machine dug down two meters deep in four points around the landslide area.
Soil and rock samples will be analysed to see how strong it is before any consideration to let pedestrians walk over the hill which will take about three days.
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