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Thai preparedness limits Pabuk damage

Just a week ago the tropical storm Pabuk was poised to make landfall on the southern Thailand Gulf coast after days of predictions, warnings and anticipation. Now the entire event can be assessed in hindsight and lessons learned for next time. Reliefweb.int has issued a compiled report on Pabuk. “Early warning and early action helped ensure that tropical storm Pabuk, which struck the southern region of Thailand last week from January 3-5, passed with limited loss of life. “The storm, however, caused high economic losses and considerable damage to critical infrastructure, including schools and hospitals.” Warnings for Pabuk were first issued on January 1, when Pabuk was still a tropical depression heading west across the South China Sea. By the time the storm made landfall, Thai authorities had evacuated about 30,000 people living in the coastal districts into shelters. They also suspended flights and ferry services (on the Andaman Coast... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Thai preparedness limits Pabuk damage, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Phuket Gazette'. Thank you Thai preparedness limits Pabuk damage

 

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