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Northern border market under 30cm of floodwater

Posted by pakin On August - 18 - 2017

The Sai River, swollen by days of heavy rain, flooded markets on both sides of the Thai-Myanmar border late Thursday night.

Popular markets in both Tachileik in Myanmar and Mae Sai in Chiang Rai were inundated, with vendors rushing to move their goods to safety.

Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn instructed Mae Sai district chief Chutidej Meechan early Friday to get Disaster Prevention and Mitigation officials to Ban Sai Lomjoi village and the Sai Lomjoi Market community after homes there were delu

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