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Tourists ignoring red flags rescued in Patong as Phuket weather warning re-issued

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Red flag at Nai Harn beach in Phuket

Waves and "NO SWIMMING HERE" red flag at Nai Harn beach in Phuket island, Thailand. Photo: Phuket@photographer.net / flickr.


PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) this morning re-issued its weather warning for Phuket and the Andaman coast, warning of rainstorm and dangerous waves.

The warning comes as lifeguards at Patong Beach rescued three Chinese tourists from a dangerous rip current on Tuesday (July 30) after they ignored the red “No Swimming” flags marking where it is dangerous to enter the surf.

Full story: thephuketnews.com

By The Phuket News


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