Artikel tagged “phuket gazette”

  • Doksuri dumping on north-east Thailand

    Doksuri dumping on north-east Thailand

    From The Nation Tropical storm Doksuri has weakened into a depression and unleashed heavy downpours in several North-eastern and Northern provinces on Friday night, resulting in floods in many provinces yesterday morning. Other provinces were making preparations yesterday in expectation of more rain. The Thai Meteorological Depart-ment reported that Doksuri was downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical storm when it swept through Vietnam on Friday

  • The mopping up starts in the wake of ‘Doksuri’ in Vietnam

    The mopping up starts in the wake of ‘Doksuri’ in Vietnam

    Typhoon Doksuri battered the central coastal areas of Vietnam with strong winds and heavy rains today, causing electrical blackouts, damage to houses and trees being uprooted and thrown around like toothpicks.

  • Release of 1.5 million marine creatures in Krabi

    Release of 1.5 million marine creatures in Krabi

    Today (September 15), Krabi locals across the province released 1.5 million sea creatures as a pre-National Fisheries Day activity. National Fisheries Day is coming up on September 21

  • THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    THAIGER TODAY Friday, September 15

    Flooding around Phuket whilst Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ slams into Vietnam | Patong Tunnel underway next year – maybe | Bomb attacks in Yala kill two | And Thais welcome the ‘departure’ of the TM6 Immigration Form.

  • UPDATE – Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ about to hit Vietnam’s coast

    UPDATE – Typhoon ‘Doksuri’ about to hit Vietnam’s coast

    DATELINE: 8.50am Thai Time • Typhoon Doksuri reaching the coast of Vietnam around midday today. Gusts up to 125 kph. • At least 100,000 residents have been ordered to evacuate in Vietnam as Typhoon Doksuri approaches.

  • Khao Phra Theao – Phuket’s new eco-tourism destination

    Khao Phra Theao – Phuket’s new eco-tourism destination

    Phuket’s Governor, Noraphat Plodthong, has announced today (September 13), that after surveying the non-hunting area of Khao Phra Theao, he has planned to make it a destination for eco-tourism and a nature study route. The 22.28 square kilometers of lush rainforest mountain features a long list of wildlife such as gibbons, mouse deer, wild boar, wild fowl, green pit viper and many kinds of birds. “The forest also covers two waterfalls, Bang Pae and Tonsai, which are about 4 kilometers away from each other.

  • Truck driver killed in Surat Thani crash

    Truck driver killed in Surat Thani crash

    A drive was killed after his 18 wheel trailer truck went off the road and crashed into a palm tree in Surat Thani’s Phra Saeng district early Wednesday, police said. Police said the accident happened on a road in Ban Khuan Sawang village in Tambon Sai Khueng. The truck driver was identified as 44 year old Eng Muangkaew.

  • Sai Yuan crash – a flipped car and one motorcyclist injured

    Sai Yuan crash – a flipped car and one motorcyclist injured

    Last night (September 12), at Soi Saiyuan in Rawai, a Russian man named as 35 year old Julian Ranmer crashed his Honda Jazz into the back of a car parked on the side road before flipping it and hitting a motorcycle riding in the opposite lane.

  • Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    Banana Beach by FAT MANGO

    We love Phuket and we love our video partners, Fat Mango. We’ll post a video from them each week showcasing some of our amazing coastlines.

  • Waterspout spotted near Krabi’s Ao Nang

    Waterspout spotted near Krabi’s Ao Nang

    A waterspout was spotted near Ao Nang beach, in Krabi yesterday (September 11). The impressive, yet relatively harmless mini-tornado, lasted for about 20 minutes before it disappeared. The 15 second video of the waterspout was shared by Warakorn Chamnanpoom