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Thousands of tourists leave Thailand amid the coming tropical storm Pabuk

04.01.2019 4676
Tens of thousands of tourists have already left Thailand's popular resorts due to the coming tropic storm Pabuk, Daily Mail informs. The Thai authority has not made an official evacuation order yet. Tourists are massively leaving the country, with those who cannot book tickets prepare to face off the storm on the deserted islands.

Tourists have already left resort zones such as Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Tao and Ko Samui to reach the mainland. According to local authorities, an estimated 50 thousand tourists left for the mainland.

In addition, the storm Pabuk will bring heavy rains, wind and seven-meter waves to southern Thailand, where tourists are being evacuated since January 2.

Over the last 30 years, it is the first intense tropical storm in Thailand that has occurred out of the monsoon season. The storm is expected in the south of the country, including tourist zones of the Andaman Sea such as Krabi and the southernmost provinces bordering Malaysia, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Yala.

The Kazakh Foreign Ministry has disseminated a link for the live broadcast from the coastline of the Thai island of Ko Samui.


Earlier the Minister informed the Kazakh citizens to follow the security measures in response to the storm in the South China Sea and warned of the heavy rains.

Source: BNews.kz

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