Onslaught of waves forces Phuket sea gypsies to evacuate homes

 Onslaught of waves forces Phuket sea gypsies to evacuate homes

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PHUKET: Large waves brought on by the wet-season monsoon are damaging homes at a small sea gypsy community on Phuket’s east coast, forcing villagers to seek refuge with family members or even sleep outdoors.

At least eight houses have suffered damage, altogether home to 53 people.

John Pramongkij, 57, is scared to sleep in his house, with the walls cracking from the incessant pounding of the waves.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette



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