Flood water in Nakhon Sawan recedes


NAKHON SAWAN, 17 October 2011  – The flood situation in Nakhon Sawan province is looking up as the flood level has begun to recede.

In Nakhon Sawan municipal area, the flood level has lowered by five centimeters after officials managed to fix and build up the embankment. Phahonyothin road has been cleared of water and is now passable. The floods are expected to go away within a week.

Motorcycle thefts have been rife in the flood-torn province. Police have arrested many burglars who stole motorcycles while their owners left home to escape floods.