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Nan declared disaster zone as North struggles with inundation

The Chao Phraya river flooding large area near Bangkok

The Chao Phraya river flooding large area near Bangkok. Photo: dany13.


OFFICIALS in Nan have declared six districts in the northern province flood disaster zones, while neighbouring provinces also recover from severe flooding.

Nan governor Suwat Phromsuwan said the six flood-hit districts were Santisuk (38 villages in tambons Pa Laew Luang, Pong and Dupong); Tha Wang Pha (21 villages in tambons Tan Chum, Tha Wang Pha, Jom Phra and Rim); Pua (nine villages in tambons Sathan, Chedi Chai and Ngaeng); Phu Phiang (13 villages in tambons Muang Jang, Tha Nao, Fai Kaew and Moung Tid); Chalerm Phrakiat (one village in tambon Khun Nan); and Muang district (tambons Pha Singh and Nai Wiang).

Full story: The Nation