Flash floods, landslide force schools to close in Mae Hong Son

Students in Ban Hua Hat School

Students in Ban Hua Hat School in Wat Pa Kanun, Uttaradit Province. Photo: Tevaprapas.




Many schools in Sop Moei district of Mae Hong Son province have been temporarily closed after flash floods hit many areas and Mae Sariang-Mae Sam Laep road was blocked by a landslide.

The landslide brought down earth and rocks to block the Mae Sariang-Mae Sam Laep road in Sop Moei district on Monday. Many trees were uprooted and power posts fell. Power and telephone lines were cut, causing a blackout throughout the night. The road became impassable.

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By Thai PBS



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