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  • Six people, including a baby, killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

    Six people, including a baby, killed in Pathum Thani bus accident

    Six people, including a five month old baby, have died after their double-decker bus went out of control on a slippery road in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok. The bus overturned and ended up in a ditch early today. 50 other people have been injured in the incident

  • Leo returns to ‘The Beach’

    Leo returns to ‘The Beach’

    … well, a beach in Phuket anyway.

  • Marine scientist fears impact to marine life from Pabuk

    Marine scientist fears impact to marine life from Pabuk

    Marine scientist and vice dean of the Faculty of Fisheries of Kasetsaart University Thon Thamrongnawasawat has posted his concerns about the massive amount of fresh water pouring into the Gulf from rivers in the wake of the Pabuk storm. “Besides damages inflicted on properties, live stocks and farmlands by tropical storm Pabuk, the storm is likely to have caused extensive damages to marine lives, coral reefs and marine environment.” “This might cause sudden massive death to fish and other marine lives in coastal areas and the river estuaries as was in the case near the coast of Phetchaburi-Cha-am some time ago.” “Coral reefs in shallow water such as those around Koh Samui and Koh Pha-ngan will be broken by the force of waves, but the sediments whipped up by strong waves from the sea floor will later on settle on coral reefs and kill the weak coral reefs.” The worst threat, he said, is the massive amount of fresh water pouring into the sea which will suddenly reduce the salinity of the sea water and this will cause coral bleaching

  • Pabuk: Now sits over Andaman Sea, moving west

    Pabuk: Now sits over Andaman Sea, moving west

    The south of Thailand awakes this morning to a wet and windy aftermath of tropical storm Pabuk. The storm centre has crossed the Peninsula and now sits west of Phang Nga province as it weakens and continues to move westerly away from the coast. Gale-force winds, storm surges and flash flooding are still predicted as the remnants of the weakening storm cross the Malay Peninsula

  • 120 foreign tourists being brought back from Koh Racha – Pabuk

    120 foreign tourists being brought back from Koh Racha – Pabuk

    PHOTOS: The Phuket PR Office A boat, organised by officials, is bringing back 120 foreign tourists who have been visiting Koh Racha. The Phuket Governor Governor Phakkaphong Tavipatana says, “Officials have been notified that 120 foreign tourists were stuck on Koh Racha

  • Pabuk: Koh Tao awakens to ‘business as usual’

    Pabuk: Koh Tao awakens to ‘business as usual’

    Our Koh Tao ‘man on the spot’, Adrian, says that the island currently has heavy rains with some wind, and thunder but that wind is not currently strong.

  • Precautions taken in the south for Pabuk

    Precautions taken in the south for Pabuk

    FILE PHOTO With the impending arrival of tropical storm ‘Pabuk’, everyone in the coastal regions are bracing for landfall. Koh Samui officials have been ordered to monitor all shipping and tour boats, while all tourists spots and national parks have been told to prepare to close. Phuket airport is already on high alert, urging all passengers to double check their flights before flying.

  • Thai oil ship battles with ‘PABUK’ off southern Vietnam – VIDEO

    Thai oil ship battles with ‘PABUK’ off southern Vietnam – VIDEO

    VIDEO: Peerayut Koombunsong A Thai ship carrying palm oil has been battling with seas kicked up by tropical storm ‘PABUK’ off the coast of southern Vietnam. A Video clip has been posted by ‘Peerayut Koombunsong’ on his personal Facebook.

  • Dead whale washed up on Nakhon Si Thammarat coast

    Dead whale washed up on Nakhon Si Thammarat coast

    A dead whale, believed to be a bruda whale, the largest species in the Gulf of Thailand, has been found washed up on a beach near the Laem Talumphuk reserve, Amphoe Pak Phanang in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. The dead mammal was spotted this morning by villagers who noticed the strong smell

  • Latvian tourist dies after falling from hotel in Karon

    Latvian tourist dies after falling from hotel in Karon

    A female Latvian tourist has died after falling from the sixth floor of a hotel in Karon yesterday after returning from a New Year party. Karon Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the body of a 29 year old female KRISTINA RESETNIKOVA, a Latvian national, on the ground.

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