Sattahip District under water after day of rain

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The Tao Tan Community took the brunt of heavy rain that fell throughout Sattahip District Oct. 28, causing widespread flooding.

More than 50 homes were affected by water a meter deep. Roads from the 700-Rai Market to Soi Khao Petch also were heavily flooded and traffic islands were nowhere to be seen.

The roads were closed, which caused heavy traffic. The road from Singhsamut School was flooded all the way to Soi Bonkai, but vehicles were able to push through slowly.

One Nissan Bluebird parked near the 700-Rai Market was almost completely submerged by the flooding.One Nissan Bluebird parked near the 700-Rai Market was almost completely submerged by the flooding.

One Nissan Bluebird parked near the 700-Rai Market was completely submerged by the flooding while another 10 vehicles were damaged.

Sattahip Mayor Narong Bunbancherdsri led a team of officials to help residents and manage traffic. He also had firefighting trucks pump away water.