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Sukhothai faces heavy flooding

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Sukhothai Historical Park

Sukhothai historical park, Sukhothai province. Photo: Ahoerstemeier.

BANGKOK, Sept 4 – The Yom River in Sukhothai province in Thailand’s norther region has overflowed dykes and sandbagging to flood the provincial governmental offices even as local officials were reinforcing flood protection to save the province’s business heart, as water continues to flow from the overfull Yom River.

Flooding in Sukhothai has worsened, as water level in the Yom River was rising, bringing with it strong currents that destroyed the dyke and sandbag wall put up earlier and pouring into Sukhothai municipality, the City Hall and various governmental offices in the area.

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