Thailand: Flooding and evacuations expected
8 Aug 2018 - by
Thailand’s Petchaburi province is preparing for major floods in the next few days, which may lead to widespread evacuations, according to TravelMole.
Interior minister Anupong Paochinda said: "Four districts could be affected. The governor and local administration are preparing sandbags and water pumps.”
Tourism minister, Weerasak Kowsurat, added: "Operators and resort owners are aware of the situation. We will send an alert to tourists."
The region is about 160km southwest of Bangkok.