Uttaradit Landslide Disaster | Bangkok Post: multimedia

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Three people have been killed and 12 others remain missing since their villages were hit by fierce run-off and mudslides in Nam Pat district of Uttaradit, in what was described as the worst disaster to hit the area in a century.Authorities said the water run-off occurred at about 3am on Friday. It was triggered by a continual heavy downpour which began on Thursday evening.Trees washed down from the mountains by the run-off slammed into 30 homes in Ban Huay Dua, Ban Ton Khanoon and Ban Huay Kom.Ban Huay Dua and Ban Ton Khanoon in tambon Nam Phai were hit the hardest. Photos by Boonnum Kerdkaew.

  • Published: 09 Sep 2011
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