Summer storms ravage Thailand, destroying 1,800 homes in 10 provinces

Over the weekend, summer storms triggered extensive injury in the northeast and south of Thailand, damaging roughly 1,800 properties in ten provinces. As a outcome, authorities proceed to seek for crew members from stricken trawlers off the coast of Nakhon Si Thammarat.
The storms affected 235 villages throughout Amnat Charoen, Surin, Chaiyaphum, Sakon Nakhon, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Roi Et, Kalasin, Surat Thani, and Nakhon Si Thammarat provinces, resulting in damage to a total of 1,781 houses throughout the nation.
In addition, the search for lacking crew members of fishing boats that have been out at sea through the storms continued yesterday. Two navy patrol boats and a helicopter from Wing 7 in Surat Thani joined the mission off the coast of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Bangkok Post reported.
Officials reported that out of the 48 boats which went out to sea from Pak Phanang district over the weekend, ten capsized because of the storm.
Three people had been rescued from the ocean in waters off Pak Phanang district by helicopter. However, one particular person was discovered dead in the Si Chon district, bringing the demise toll from the storms to a few as of yesterday.
Meanwhile, in the Tha Sala district, rescue workers managed to save tons of all crew members of three fishing boats which capsized because of the storm.
Out of the 16 crew members of eight boats that departed Mueang district over the weekend, one died as a end result of storm.
In Massive , one trawler went out with four crew members. Three of them have been rescued, however a lacking crewmember was feared lifeless.
In Surat Thani, ferry services between the mainland and Koh Samui and Koh Pha Ngan remain unaffected, although one ferry docked at a pier took in water, prompting the closure of two piers.
Marine officers instructed Racha Ferry Co to close F1 and F2 piers till repairs had been completed to the partially submerged ferry to forestall oil from spilling out..

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