Floods Hit Thai Island of Koh Samui

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20172 views
Published: January 13, 2017

After days of heavy rainfall, roads in Koh Samui, the second largest island in Thailand, were severely flooded on December 5.

Koh Samui is in the province of Surat Thani, which has been declared a disaster area, according to the <a href="http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1152148/koh-samui-koh-phangan-declared-disaster-areas" target="_blank">Bangkok Post</a>, citing Gov Auychai Inthanak of Surat Thani.

Torrential rainfall was expected to continue in Thailand’s southern provinces, including Surat Thani, according to Thailand’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/thaiweather.en/posts/1274641729246024" target="_blank">meteorological agency</a>. The agency also warned that strong winds could lead to waves reaching 7-10 feet in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea.

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