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Sungai Kolok River breaks its banks, swamps district


The Sungai Kolok River, swollen by runoffs from the Sankalakiri mountain, swamped homes in Narathiwat’s Sungai Kolok district on Monday.

The river broke its banks after non-stop heavy rain from December 15 raised its level by 1.69 metres.

Sungai Kolok River breaks its banks, swamps district

Riverbank communities suffered the most, especially the 250 residents of Ban Nam Tok Moo 5.

 

Sungai Kolok River breaks its banks, swamps district

The Sungai Kolok district chief and disaster response team showed up to help victims move their necessities to a higher area, while a temporary shelter was set up at the Otop Centre near the Sungai Kolok checkpoint.

Sungai Kolok River breaks its banks, swamps district

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Published : December 20, 2021

By : THE NATION