FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

BORNEO HOUSING AGENCY: Terrace House in Bengkurong (B$190K, Property Chinese Owned) • Industrial Warehouse in Menglait, Gadong for Rent • Shop house in Gadong (Ground Floor) for Rent • Industrial Shops in Bunut for Sale • Land in Jerudong for Sale • Shop house in Kiulap for Sale (44 years lease, approx 5,000.00 per month rental) • Chempaka Terrace House for Rent (3 bedrooms, B$700.00 per month) • Shop house in Kiarong for Sale (B$380.00) • TEL: +6738732975, +6738839007           >>           Fully furnished office space for rent at Regus Brunei. Call +673-886-2879 or go to www.regus.com.bn           >>           Private Company Urgently Need Houses & Flats for Rent in Bandar Seri Begawan, Kindly Contact the ff. nos. for further information: 242-7623/+673 883-9007           >>           Introducing Range Rover Velar           >>           BETTER Declared Silver Winner, Mob-Ex           >>           Tampines Upbeat Despite Red Cards, Disallowed Pen In Community Shield           >>           Aguero Targets Move To Real Madrid As Big Clubs Queue Up For PSG Star Rabiot           >>           Carvajal impeccable, Ronaldo nearing top form as Real fight back at Villarreal           >>           Chelsea quartet and hat trick hero Harry Kane lead Team of the Weekend           >>           Ibrahimovic Nets Twice As Man United Win Thrilling EFL Cup Final Vs. Saints           >>           Cloudbleed Bug: Everything You Need To Know           >>           Draft 5G Specs Lay The Groundwork For A Real Standard           >>           Trump's Departing NASA Liaison Urges Careful Vetting of Crewed Test Flight Idea           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


National Day
February 23rd, 2017 | 00:00 AM


Raja Sehari Wedding Event , Feb 24-26
February 24th, 2017 | 00:00 AM


National Level Al-Quran Reading Competition, 30 March - 3 April
March 30th, 2017 | 00:00 AM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 05:05AM

Subuh

: 05:15AM

Syuruk

: 06:32AM

Doha

: 06:55AM

Zohor

: 12:34PM

Asar

: 03:51PM

Maghrib

: 06:34PM

Isyak

: 07:43PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



Thailand


  Home > Thailand


Flash Flood Hits Main Road to South


Phetkasem Road in Prachuap Khiri Khan is flooded on Monday after a downpour and runoff hit the province. | PHOTO: Chaiwat Satyaem

 


 January 10th, 2017  |  11:19 AM  |   844 views

BANGKOK

 

Drivers to the southern region have been advised to take extreme caution as part of Phetkasem Road in Prachuap Khiri Khan was flooded on Monday.

 

The central province was hit by torrential rain and a runoff, while many southern provinces were still battered by flooding, which ravaged the region since the new year and claimed at least 21 lives.

 

A flash flood struck Bang Saphan and Thap Sakae districts in Prachuap Khiri Khan on Monday afternoon mainly from the runoff from the Tanaosi mountain bordering Myanmar.

 

Bang Saphan district chief Sakarin Tumsen said the water level was up to 50 centimetres high in some locations on the highway to the South.

 

Bang Saphan police decided to close some lanes of Phetkasem and used ropes to alert drivers where a road dividing ditch was located to prevent vehicles from plunging into the ditch.

 

Thap Sakae district chief Thanapat Na Ranong told the FM91 traffic radio station that people who planned to drive to the South should delay the trip if it is unnecessary due to the flooded road.

 

Heavy rain also pounded Muang, Kui Buri and Bang Saphan Noi districts in the province.

 

Bang Saphan Hospital put up sandbag barriers to prevent the place from being flooded and hastily moved some patients to other hospitals.

 

"We are assessing whether we can prevent the hospital from getting flooded as rain continues to pound the area," hospital director Cherdchai Chayawattato said.

 

Prachuap Khiri Khan and Phetchaburi are braced for more torrential rain and flash floods until Tuesday, the Meteorological Department warned in the latest statement.

 

Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang were also ravaged by flash floods

 

Chatchai Promlert, the director-general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, identified nine provinces -- Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Surat Thani, Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ranong, Phangnga, Krabi and trang -- as risk areas prone to sudden flooding and landslides.

 

Officials in the nine provinces have to stay alert until Wednesday to evacuate people to high ground if needed, he added.

 

The private sector has estimated the cost of the severe flooding in the South at no more than 15 billion baht.

 


 

Source:
courtesy of BANGKOK POST

by Bangkok Post

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


Woman Killed, Four Injured In Car Mishap

 2017-02-27 08:59:16

Kim Jong-Nam: VX Dose Was 'High And Lethal'

 2017-02-27 09:09:09

Hong Kong Property Market Sets New Records Despite Moves to Tame Prices

 2017-02-27 10:34:11