Heavy Rains Cause Flash Floods in Three Chiang Rai Districts
CHIANG RAI – A flash flood has hit three districts in the northern province of Chiang Rai, burying hundreds of houses and facilities in mud.
Tha Ko Sub-district Administrative Organization reported today that more than 200 houses, two bridges and farming areas in five villages were badly damaged. Residentsâ€™ possessions were also swept away by the flash flood or left covered in mud.
According to Chiang Rai Governor Boonsong Techamaneesatit, a survey by Chiang Rai Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office found that flooding had hit more than 500 houses in the districts of Mae Suai, Wiang Pa Pao and Phan.
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