Phuket Warns of Floating Lanterns and Fireworks

Patong –

Phuket officials have reminded the public that no fireworks or floating lanterns are allowed in the Loy Krathong celebrations unless special approval is given in advance by Phuket officials, punishments will be handed out for any infringements.

The Patong Municipality, the Phuket City Municipality and the Kathu Municipality have reminded the public for Loy Krathong day on Monday (November 27th).

“Any kind of fireworks or floating lanterns are NOT allowed in any Phuket area unless special approval is given by district officials. Any violation could see one imprisoned for up to three years or fined up to 60,000 baht or both.”

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.