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Sukhothai hit by 2nd flood

Wall of water nearing 3 Phitsanulok districts

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  • Writer: Patsara Jikkham & Chinnawat Singha
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A second flood hit Sukhothai municipality yesterday, just as residents were starting to clean up and return to their daily business. 

A novice monk moves a chair away from rushing floodwaters yesterday at Wat Ratchathani in Muang district, Sukhothai. The temple is situated next to theYom River, which overflowed its banks. TAWATCHAI KEMGUMNERD

The deluge was caused by breaches in the floodwall and the overflowing Yom River north of the flood barrier.

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