Sattahip Hit By StormA summer storm hit Sattahip district and caused damage to many houses and cars. The flood water reached over 1 metre on some of the roads causing traffic chaos.
SATTAHIP – April 23,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 15.00 pm a summer storm caused heavy rain in Sattahip district and it also caused flash flooding in some local areas.
Upon inspecting the reporters found out that a local market had been severely damaged and the water level was about 50 Cm to 2 meters in depth which caused major traffic congestion.
A Toyota Colona was damaged by the flooding and CAPT.Chamlong Jaisa-ard aged 64 was the owner. Fortunately for him he escaped from his car in time before the flood water hit. Also 30 houses had been damaged by the flood water.
However, Mr.Narong Boonbunjerdsri-mayor of Sattahip district- had ordered 20 officers to help the villagers. The officers helped to drain the water and direct the traffic. The officers said that the affected area is in a low lying area where flood water naturally drains to.