Ayutthaya warns river bank residents to get ready for evacuation as Chao Phraya river level rises

Barge and tugboat on the Pa Sak River in Ayutthaya

Barge and tug boat on the Pa Sak River in Ayutthaya. Photo: Tom Marshall.




Residents along the Chao Phraya river in Ayutthaya are today (Oct 24) told to get ready for evacuation as the river level is to rise 30 centimetre higher today after the Royal Irrigation Department discharges more water from Chao Phraya dam to keep its storage water under critical level.

The warning from the governor Mr Sujin Chaichumsak came after he inspected residents whose houses and farmlands in Bang Pa-in district are inundated.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS



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