Coastal erosion threatens village
- Published: 10 Feb 2013 at 19.11
- Online news:
TRAT - Residents of a seaside village in tambon Lam Klad of Muang district on Sunday expressed concern over the increased threat of coastal erosion that has already left their homes closer to the sea.
Pradit Kloomchon, chairman of Lam Klad Tambon Administration Organisation (TAO), said Moo 5 village was the area most affected by sea erosion on tambon Lam Klad’s 30-40 kilometre long beach.
He said Lam Klad was losing 100 rai of land to coastal erosion and rising sea levels each year. About one or two metres of coastline were eaten away by the sea.
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