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Flash flood hits Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai

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Pai market floods

Pai market flooded, Thailand. Photo: Geoff_B / flickr.

CHIANG RAI, Aug 4- Heavy incessant overnight rain triggered a flash flood and overflowing waterways affecting riverside houses and business areas along the Thailand-Myanmar border in Mae Sai district of Thailand’s northernmost province.

Currently, the water level in the Sai River, which borders Thailand and Myanmar, has reached 2.48 metres, exceeding its critical level of 1.90 metres.


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