Tourists evacuated from riverside resorts in Pai district as flash flood sweeps through

Floods in Thailand

Floods in Thailand after heavy rains. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Many foreign tourists and local villagers in Pai district of Mae Hong Son province were evacuated to higher ground by rescue workers after the Pai river overflowed its banks and swept through several river-side resorts and houses.

Monsoon rains sent brownish runoffs rushing from the mountains downstream into various creeks which eventually flow into the Pai river which burst its banks.

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