Fishing boat sunk by storm off Chumphon, 7 missing

Thai fishing boat leaving Phuket harbour

Thai fishing boat leaving Phuket harbour. Photo: Duncan Wilson.

CHUMPHON — Thung Tako and Lang Suan districts have been hit by floods following a heavy rainstorm that also sank a fishing boat in the sea off Chumphon, leaving seven crew missing.

According to local media, from about 10pm on Tuesday a flash flood inundated Highway 41 between kilometre markers 47 and 48 in front of Thung Tako police station in Thung Tako district.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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