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Phuket

Torrential rain dogs west coast of Phuket this morning

Parts of Phuket’s west coast were awash this morning with torrential rain. The rain came from a small rain cell that sat over an area along the coast between Patong and Kamala, drenching Kamala, southern Patong, Kalim and the coastal road for over an hour between 11am and midday. Parts of the road out the […]Read More

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Kamala man streams live video of his suicide

A man shot himself, killing him instantly, while on a Facebook live video stream inside a bedroom in Kamala earlier today (Thursday). Kamala Police were notified that the man had shot himself at a house in Soi Bang Wan in Kamala. Full story: thethaiger.com Kritsada Mueanhawong The ThaigerRead More

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Phuket Governor visits Kamala locals after torrential rains

Heavy rains across Phuket yesterday (June 5) caused peak hour road flooding, congestion, landslides and mayhem. Officials led by Phuket’s Governor Norraphat Plodthong inspected flooded areas in Kamala. The Governor’s now declared some of these back streets in Kamala as a disaster area. Full story: thethaiger.com Kritsada Mueanhawong The ThaigerRead More

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Chinese tourist dies in fall after rooftop party at luxury

PHUKET: A Chinese tourist on holiday in Phuket with friends has died in what appears to have been a deadly rooftop plunge after a late-night party at a luxury villa in Kamala. Friends staying at the villa woke late today (Feb 22) to find the body of their friend and compatriot Gao Zhiyu, 30, from […]Read More

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Another Chinese tourist drowns in Phuket

PHUKET: A Chinese tourist died after she was overcome by strong waves that threw her off a rock and drew her into the sea at Kamala Beach this morning. Pan Ying, 32, reportedly fell in at about 11:30am. Rescue workers and lifeguards quickly took action to bring her back to shore. However, they were unable […]Read More