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Popular Chiang Rai waterfall closed after flash flood


Khun Korn Waterfall in Chiang Rai has been closed temporarily following a downpour-triggered flash flood early on Wednesday morning that swept through it and damaged more than 100 tourism rafts, Lam Nam Kok National Park officials said.

Popular Chiang Rai waterfall closed after flash flood

The 70-metre-tall waterfall, located near Muang Chiang Rai and thus popular among visitors during summer, was closed as a safety precaution and would re-open after Friday. 

Popular Chiang Rai waterfall closed after flash flood
On Wednesday, residents of Tambon Mae Korn were cleaning up and repairing the damage caused to 50 riverside shops and more than 100 rafts by the sudden and swift-moving flood.

Popular Chiang Rai waterfall closed after flash flood

Published : May 02, 2018

By : Natthawat Laping The Nation