UPDATE: Cars to be allowed to pass on damaged Patong Hill in both lanes

Patong –

Cars will be allowed to pass on the partially collapsed Patong Hill Road on both lanes.

Our previous stories:

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

A road leading to the Patong Hill from Kathu in Phuket is now being temporarily closed after it has started to collapse from a landslide

Motorbikes are now allowed to pass on the partially collapsed Patong Hill Road from Kathu to Patong and from Patong to Kathu.

Cars are now allowed to pass on the partially collapsed Patong Hill Road but only in the Patong to Kathu lane.

Now for the update:

The Patong Municipality told the Phuket Express this morning (November 10th) that the Phuket Governor Naroong Woonciew has ordered to allow sedans, pickup trucks and minivans (small vehicles) to use the damaged Patong Hill on both lanes from Kathu to Patong by 4:00 P.M. onward today (November 10th).

The hill road had been closed for weeks after a landslide following major storms had damaged the road significantly.

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.