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Hua Hin battered by rain and wind

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HUA HIN - Heavy rains struck the beach city on Friday, causing floods and property damage as weather forecasters warned of continued downpours in the area. 

Strong winds and rain whip up high waves along the shoreline in Hua Hin district of Prachuap Khiri Khan on Friday. (Photo by Chaiwat Sardyaem)

The downpours prompted authorities to close Saphan Pla - the busy local fishing pier - after it had been severely battered by high waves. Municipality chief Nopporn Wuthikul declared the beach unsafe over the next two days.

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