Some historical places in Ayutthaya have been saved


AYUTTHAYA, 10 October 2011 -Lieutenant General Udomdej Sitabutr, Commanding General of the First Army Area said flood barriers around Siriyalai Villa, one of Ayutthaya historical places, had been made higher to 5.9 meters while they had also been reinforced by layers of sandbags which had been laid around the Villa.

According to the General, the water level is now at 5.71 meters and it is still under control.

As for Bang Pa-in Palace, additional heights have been added to flood walls, which are now 5.7 meters, against the current flood level of 4.54 meters. However, Ko Koet Center was not saved in time as it had already been flooded since last night.