Rain hits Chiang Mai Floodwaters blocked many roads.

Chiang Mai, March 17 – Rains poured down Chiang Mai city for almost an hour and there was hail. causing flooding to flood many roads water drainage workers Recently, it has returned to normal. It is expected that the rain will ease the situation of forest fire smog that engulfs Chiang Mai.

Yesterday evening (March 16, 2023), there was a summer storm, hail fell and there was still heavy rain in the city of Chiang Mai. Causing people who are returning home to find shelter from the rain Hail was as small as ice crystals and the rain was so heavy that it flooded roads. due to insufficient drainage Both Sirindhorn Road and Chotana Road in Chiang Mai municipality The flood level is 20 centimeters high, some areas are higher than the footpath. making traffic difficult water drainage workers And there is still garbage floating with the stream. into the sewer

Recently, the flood water level has decreased to normal. But there is still a rain shower at the end and there is electric shock Until periodic sparks Villagers must notify the Electricity Authority. come in and check Afraid of a short-circuit, however, it is expected that the rain will help the situation of forest fire smog that covers the city of Chiang Mai to be relieved. At the same time, there have been reports of rain spreading to 19 districts out of 25 districts.

As for the results of air quality measurements in the area of Si Phum Subdistrict, Mueang Chiang Mai District Most recently, the amount of particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in size (PM 2.5) was found with a value of 35 micrograms/cubic meter. In good quality criteria. – Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency