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

Four Thai tourists ignored a pink flag warning on the seashore and went swimming anyway in strong waves at Chawaeng Beach of Koh Samui within the southern province of Surat Thani on Wednesday. One person drowned, however four others survived. Staff from a jet ski rental business on the seashore reported that one foreigner was additionally saved not lengthy earlier than an incident involving Thai tourists occurred.
Yesterday, Koh Samui’s mayor, Chayapon Intharasupa, mentioned he received a report of 4 Thai tourists who had been about to drown at Chawaeng Beach. The rescue group and local jet ski riders managed to deliver all of them ashore. โซล่าเซลล์ราคาถูกคุณภาพดี and one man had been despatched to a hospital. All of the ladies had been reportedly in good situation, but the man, Jakkapan Boonchanya, was in crucial situation and couldn’t make it.
The news comes after the Thai Meteorological Department this week issued a 24-hour stormy weather warning for Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Satun and Phang Ng, on Tuesday while a large storm front blew in from the Andaman Sea. Winds starting from 15 to 30 kilometers an hour and heavy to very heavy rain was predicted to cover about 70 p.c of the coastal area, as nicely as thunderstorms with waves 2 metres high. Red flags were placed on beaches throughout the realm and house owners of smaller vessels have been advised to pull their ships ashore.
The tourists’ family members shared that the group had swam removed from the seaside and gotten hit by a robust wave. They tried to swim again to the shore but couldn’t. So they screamed and asked for help from the jet ski riders nearby, and the jet ski riders went out with a ship to deliver them back in.
The employees of a jet ski rental business close by shared with Thai media that many vacationers, both Thai and overseas, had drowned on the beach from the sturdy wind and waves, in addition to deep water near the seashore. He said there are sometimes purple flags warnings, however many tourists ignore them.
In addition to the incident involving the Thais teams, he said there was one other rescue earlier in the day. The sufferer was a foreigner, but he was lucky to be saved by a jet ski rider close by. He said he additionally warned vacationers to not go swimming, however many had complained to him, insisting their swimming abilities have been strong enough.
Meanwhile, Koh Samui’s mayor has also warned all vacationers to not ignore purple flags and other warnings. He also urged locals and store house owners along the beach to assist deal with tourists to forestall comparable situations from happening once more in the future..