By The Nation
The 35-year-old Chinese man, identified as Yin Lei, was swept away around 7pm amid strong winds and waves, and rescue workers couldn’t find him even at night. They resumed a search for him on Monday morning.
On Sunday evening, a Chinese, an Arab and a European entered the sea off Patong Beach, violating a red-flag warning against swimming due to strong winds and waves, but Patong lifeguards came to their rescue when the three almost drowned. They were rushed to Patong Hospital in a conscious state.