French embassy issues flood warnings for its citizens


BANGKOK, 25 September 2012  – The French Embassy in Bangkok is issuing travel warnings for its citizens in Thailand, recommending against all but essential travel to flood-hit areas. 

According a statement on the embassy’s website, French citizens are advised to avoid travelling to affected provinces such as Phitsanulok, Phichit, Prachinburi and Sakaeo.

A series of particularly strong seasonal storms with heavy rainfall have produced extensive flooding throughout many provinces in Thailand.

It further stated that the flooding has not hampered transportation, and essential services in the affected regions are open to the public as usual.

The embassy urges its citizens to contact its office in Bangkok for more information or to log onto