Tourists ignore red flags on Samui beach, Thai man drowns, foreigner rescued

Four Thai vacationers ignored a pink flag warning on the seashore and went swimming anyway in sturdy waves at Chawaeng Beach of Koh Samui within the southern province of Surat Thani on Wednesday. One person drowned, but 4 others survived. Staff from a jet ski rental enterprise on the beach reported that one foreigner was also saved not long before an incident involving Thai vacationers occurred.
Yesterday, Koh Samui’s mayor, Chayapon Intharasupa, said he received a report of four Thai tourists who have been about to drown at Chawaeng Beach. The rescue group and native jet ski riders managed to convey all of them ashore. Three women and one man had been despatched to a hospital. All of the ladies have been reportedly in good situation, however the man, Jakkapan Boonchanya, was in critical situation and couldn’t make it.
The news comes after the Thai Meteorological Department this week issued a 24-hour stormy climate warning for Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Satun and Phang Ng, on Tuesday while a big storm entrance blew in from the Andaman Sea. Winds starting from 15 to 30 kilometers an hour and heavy to very heavy rain was predicted to cowl about 70 percent of the coastal space, as properly as thunderstorms with waves 2 metres excessive. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์ใกล้ฉัน had been positioned on beaches all through the realm and homeowners of smaller vessels were advised to pull their ships ashore.
The tourists’ family members shared that the group had swam far from the seashore and gotten hit by a strong wave. They tried to swim again to the shore but couldn’t. So they screamed and asked for help from the jet ski riders close by, and the jet ski riders went out with a boat to convey them again in.
The employees of a jet ski rental enterprise close by shared with Thai media that many tourists, both Thai and overseas, had drowned on the seaside from the strong wind and waves, as well as deep water near the beach. He said there are often red flags warnings, however many tourists ignore them.
In addition to the incident involving the Thais groups, he mentioned there was another rescue earlier within the day. The victim was a foreigner, but he was fortunate to be saved by a jet ski rider close by. He stated he additionally warned tourists not to go swimming, however many had complained to him, insisting their swimming expertise were robust sufficient.
Meanwhile, Koh Samui’s mayor has also warned all tourists not to ignore purple flags and different warnings. He additionally urged locals and shop homeowners alongside the seaside to help take care of tourists to forestall comparable situations from occurring once more sooner or later..

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