Heavy rain in Phangnga cuts road, causes landslides
published : 5 Aug 2017 at 13:41
PHANGNGA/SURAT THANI/PHUKET - Heavy rain pounded two districts of Phangnga and parts of Surat Thani overnight, causing landslides and cutting off a road. A pickup truck fell into a crack, but nobody was injured.
In Phangnga, the badly damaged section of a road to Ao Waek in tambon Bang Wan, Khuru Buri district. made it impassable for all vehicles. One pickup truck fell into the large crack, but nobody was injured.
A pickup truck falls into a road crack in Phangnga. Nobody was injured. (Photo by Achadtaya Chuenniran)
Workers and machines were sent to remove the fallen vehicle from the area. Some 34 households were cut off from the outside world after the road leading to their community was damaged, the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office said on Saturday.
A man looks at the cut-off road section following heavy rain overnight in Phangnga. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan)