thousands of tourists have sat because of the tropical storm “Pabuk” on Friday, more on the Islands in the Gulf of Thailand. The eye of the storm passed close to the popular holiday Islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao and met at noon on the Southeast coast of Thailand. On the night of the storm weakened, the strong rains and fierce winds should persist for the time being. The meteorological authority of the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat had initially expected the Worst. She had warned, “Pabuk” could similarly be destructive killed as tropical storm “Harriet” in 1962, nearly a thousand people in the country. According to the German travel Association, about 30,000 German holidaymakers are currently in the whole country – only a part of it in the potentially affected areas.
There, all the ships had to remain in the country, three regional airports – Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Koh Samui were closed until Saturday. Solely on the for their full moon parties, well-known holiday island Koh Phangan, tens of thousands of tourists stranded, according to authorities information. The beaches were empty, the red flags pointed to the Bathing. “Pabuk” is the first tropical storm for the past three decades, the searches for the Region outside of the monsoon time. According to meteorologists, the storm wind reached speeds of up to 75 kilometers per hour, the waves were up to five meters high.
tropical storm “Pabuk” weakens.
On the mainland, in the provinces of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani were due to fallen trees and power poles, numerous households without electricity. Hundreds of people found in shelters shelter. “I’m worried because my house was under water when I left. I don’t know what state it is in now,“ said the villagers to Preach Kongthep, sought refuge in the city of Nakon Si Thammarat.