Pattaya town is flooded as heavy rain pounds the beach city and other locations of Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri, on Friday. (Image: Chaiyut Pupattanapong)

CHON BURI: Heavy rain pounded Pattaya and other locations of Bang Lamung district on Friday early morning, triggering flooding on lots of roadways and in neighborhoods.

The rainstorm lashed the beach town for numerous hours. Numerous areas of Sukhumvit, South Pattaya, Pattaya Sai 3 and Pattaya Beach roadways were blockaded to little lorries. The floodwater increased to 1-2 metres deep in some locations.

Floodwater likewise swamped houses and was more than a metre deep in towns on soi Khao Talo in tambon Nong Prue. Numerous homes were not able to conserve their possessions, which were flooded and harmed.

The Meteorological Department on Friday stated a monsoon trough lies throughout the lower North, the Central, the East and the lower Northeast areas and into the low-pressure cell in Cambodia.

Combined with the moderate southwest monsoon that is dominating throughout the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, consistent rain, heavy rain and separated extremely heavy rain is most likely throughout Thailand.

Homeowners of at-risk locations in the North, the Northeast, the East and the South were cautioned that heavy rain that may activate flash floods and forest run-off.

The flooded roadway along Pattaya Beach on Friday, after hours of heavy rain. (Image: Chaiyut Pupattanapong)

A traffic cop and homeowners assist an automobile stalled on a flooded roadway in Pattaya, Chon Buri. (Image: Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

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