A flash flood wreaked widespread havoc in Phuket Wednesday as Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised compensation for the damage.
A road in downtown Phuket is awash after the island was hit by an overnight downpour, which put many areas, especially those in Phuket municipality, under water. The situation has since returned to normal. ACHATAYA CHUENNIRAN
Ms Yingluck said the government will provide financial assistance based on the actual damage to economic zones, shops and houses. She did not give the rates of compensation.
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