Several houses in Rayong swamped due to flash floods on Wednesday, forcing residents to flee on to their rooftops

PHOTO: Matichon

Rayong –

Several areas and houses in Rayong were swamped due to constant heavy rain and flash floods on Wednesday, September 7th, causing local residents to immediately evacuate this morning.

Officials from Emergency Unit 9 from Chanthaburi and Rayong were deployed to evacuate families that were stranded on their houses’ roofs after trying to escape the flooding while a number of water pumps were stationed to increase drainage efficiency in the municipality.

PHOTO: Matichon
PHOTO: Matichon
PHOTO: Matichon

Meanwhile, Rayong Provincial Administration officers arrived at major roads in the province that had been flooded to examine the damage this morning. It was found that road surfaces were cracked and peeled off in a wide area on Sukhumvit Road, causing transport difficulties at the Kachet Junction.

Other roads were also being examined and repaired while the flooding situation is being closely monitored by the provincial authorities throughout the week.

PHOTO: Dailynews


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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.