Kaeng Krachan closes waterfall in fear of flooding


PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 30 July 2013 The Tourist Service Center of Kaeng Krachan National Park has announced that Pah La-U Waterfall will be temporarily closed to the public due to approaching forest runoffs.

The head of the center made known that after days of heavy rains in upstream areas of Pa La-U Waterfall, which is located in the southern province of Prachuap Khiri Khan, the waterfall will be sealed off from Tuesday onwards due to flood concerns.

The official stated that the closure is to ensure the safety of tourists, adding that there are currently no visitors left in the waterfall area.

Pa La-U Waterfall, which is one of Prachuap Khiri Khan’s major attractions, consists of an 11-tiered rock waterfall and is situated in the dense forest of Kaeng Krachan National Park.