Pouring woes: Heavy rainfall unleashes havoc, claiming one life with landslides and flash floods in northern Thailand

Continuous heavy rainfall has triggered devastating landslides and flash floods, resulting in one dying in the Sop Moei district, positioned in the province of Mae Hong Son, northern Thailand. According to the district chief, Pongphipat Mebenjamat, today’s report confirms that 12 residential buildings have suffered severe injury, and tragically, one resident has misplaced their life.
The coronary heart of Sop Moei, particularly Mae Sam Lab, has skilled vital impacts, with Mae Tor La village bearing the brunt of nature’s fury. The relentless downpour resulted in a single fatality, a number of accidents, and the destruction of 12 homes. Due to the landslides and flash floods rendering all routes inaccessible, hundreds of villagers are now being evacuated to safer areas for his or her protection.
Special , Pongphipat, revealed how varied government agencies have quickly taken motion to provide urgent assistance. The scenario is so dire that the Mae Sariang-Mae Sam Lab Highway and native roads from Mae Sam Lab to Mae Tor La are completely blocked.
Pongphipat, along with rescue workers from the Mae Sam Lab Subdistrict Administrative Organisation (SAO), braved the cruel circumstances to assist in the flash flooded affected areas. They began their rescue mission at noon and had been only in a position to report back to their workplace at midnight. Complications in communication emerged as the world is struggling a power outage for the past 4 days and all phone signals are disconnected, reported KhaoSod.
Meanwhile, Akkrapan Poolsiri, district chief of Sop Moei, issued orders for the district’s secretary, together with native authorities from the SAO in Sop Moei, to clear the highway space near the Mae Suad Mai checkpoint. This area was coated by soil and rocks that had flown down, blocking the visitors route. Crazy from the seventh firm, Provincial Administration Department were in a position to open one lane and are within the strategy of clearing the other one..

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