Massive landslide destroys 100 households in Khao Phanom district; many still missing; Floods continue to wreak havoc; 710,000 now affected; Satun and Phuket get warning
Days of downpours yesterday triggered a leviathan landslide that swallowed up an entire village of about 100 households in Krabi’s Khao Phanom district, leaving 10 residents reported dead and many more missing.
About 100 villagers have disappeared, according to news bulletins and the radio communications of rescue workers, while 42 victims including 12 children were injured. All of them were being treated at a local hospital. There were no official figures of missing residents as of last night.