Heavy flooding leads to closure of Chiang Mai-Hod road

Flooded street in Downtown Chiang Mai

Floods after a rainstorm in Chiang Mai. Photo: Adam Jones.

Motorists planning to use the Chiang Mai-Hod road have been advised to take an alternative route, via the San Pa Tong-Hang Dong road along the irrigation canal in Hang Dong district, due to heavy flooding.

Traffic police in Hang Dong closed off the in-bound Chiang Mai-Hod road today (Saturday), after it became impassable to all small vehicles, following 100mm of rainfall in the Doi Suthep mountain area in the past 24 hours.

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By Thai PBS World

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