This morning, a powerful mudslide wiped out a village in the province of Krabi — destroyed more than 100 houses, about 100 people are still missing.
Evacuation of people in southern Thailand because of the devastating floods and mudslides continue. Today, March 31, the airline Bangkok Airways has made 19 flights to areas affected by the disaster, and removed more than three thousand people.
Thailand sent a naval force to evacuate tourists from the islands in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, which can not get to the mainland because of the strong storms and heavy rains, according to RIA Novosti.
Thus, from the ferry and air links cut off Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Phangan, Surin and Similan Islands, where they remain several thousand foreign tourists. Tuesday evening, March 29, and Wednesday morning from the Similan Islands and Surin were evacuated 103 tourists.
On the island of Koh Tao evacuation expect about a thousand people, among them both tourists and local residents.
Based on the weather forecasts, severe storm and rain in the days to come to the island of Phuket.
The Ministry has asked the government for more flat-bottomed boats for delivery to the affected areas in the interior of mainland Thailand, food, drinking water and medicines, as well as medical evacuation.
Since the temperature in the flood zone at night dropped to 23, which is cold by local standards, the tourists and especially thermophilic residents suffer from colds.
Recall that on Tuesday in the same province as a result of gathering mud flow killed ten people. All appear officially dead 16 people missing more than 100. In 2763 villages destroyed 310,000 homes.