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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Wang Nam Khiao villages hit by flash floods

A tunnel on Highway 304 between Kabin Buri district of Prachin Buri province and Pak Thong Chai district of Nakhon Ratchasima province is flooded on Sunday. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert)

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Many villages in Wang Nam Khiao district were hit by flash floods caused by run-off from the Thap Lan National Park following heavy rain in mountainous areas on Saturday night.

Houses and roads linking the villages were reported flooded on Sunday morning.

Many rescue units with about 200 rescuers were deployed to help villagers move with some belongings to high grounds in quick responses.

An 18-year-old boy was swept away by a strong current while returning home on a motorcycle on Saturday night. The boy’s body was reportedly found on Sunday morning at an area in tambon Wang Mi, Wang Nam Khiao…

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