Four Bodies Found After Many Fishing Boats Capsized in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat –

At least four bodies were found and six people have been rescued after many local fishing boats capsized in Nakhon Si Thammarat during recent heavy storms.

The Nakhon Si Thammarat Public Relation Offices told the Phuket Express that storms hit many parts of Nakhon Si Thammarat on Sunday (April 16th). Waves were up to four meters high in the open sea especially in the Sichon and Tha Sala district in the north of the province and in the Hua Sai and Park Panang district in the south of the province.

Many local fishing boats were reportedly capsized and many fishermen were reported missing. As of Monday morning (April 17th) at least four bodies were found and six people have been rescued.

An air search from the Royal Thai Air Force continues as of press time.


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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.