Flood misery persists in 4 provinces, severe along Moon River

Grandma Phud Wichai, 66, wades through water up to her waist in Jabok village of Phimai district, Nakhon Ratchasima, as she salvages her belongings in the early hours of Friday, after the Moon River overflowed into her community. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)

Persistent flooding in four provinces, with more homes along the Moon River in Phimai district of Nakhon Rachasima inundated in the early hours of Friday.

Water discharged from the Lam Takhong dam and overflow from the Moon River sent water flooding into Jabok village in tambon Krabueng Yai of Phimai district. 

More than 40 houses and a local temple were swamped as the water quickly rose to about one metre deep.

 Residents struggled in torch and lantern light to keep their possessions safe, their movements hampered by water up to their…

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