Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai highway reopened

Landslide in Doi Pui, Chiang Mai

Landslide in Doi Pui, Chiang Mai province. Photo: Gary Cycles 8 / flickr.

The main highway between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces in the upper North has been reopened to traffic after the five sections damaged by a flash flood were repaired.

Pol Col Pongpeera Karaket, chief of Doi Saket police station in Chiang Mai, said the five sections of the highway were cut off by a flash flood on Aug 18, forcing the closure of the highway.

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By Thai PBS

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