Korat dam discharge floods farms, houses
Relief effort under way after canals overflow banks
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Water discharged from the Lam Phra Phloeng Dam caused flooding in Pak Thong Chai district of Nakhon Ratchasima overnight, with floodwater rising to the roofs of many one-storey houses.
Rescue workers on Friday boarded flat-bottomed boats to distribute relief supplies to affected people in flood-hit areas in the district after the water level at the dam exceeded its storage capacity, prompting officials to accelerate water discharges.
A huge amount of…