Rain reigns in Khon Kaen: Pumps pump out the flood

Heavy rains in Khon Kaen triggered a swift response from emergency services, with seven water pumps arrange in flood-prone areas to efficiently drain the surplus water.
The local authorities are assured of their capability to manage the excessive water volumes in Bueng Kaen Nakhon and Bueng Thung Sang. Essential manpower and tools are on standby to aid these affected across the clock.
Today, September 26, Khon Kaen skilled heavy rainfall because of a strong low-pressure system over the central South China Sea, shifting across northern Thailand along the monsoon trough. It is predicted to affect Thailand until September 29, with September 27, predicted to be the most impacted.
The mayor of Khon Kaen, Theerasak Theekhayupan, assured the public that each one necessary measures have been in place to handle the heavy rainfall. The municipal engineering and sanitation departments have surveyed the primary and secondary drainage routes within the city and other risk-prone areas.
They have additionally removed plant particles blocking the drainage system to reinforce its effectivity. Lake ranges at Bueng Kaen Nakhon are zero.90 metres below the spillway and may accommodate approximately 500,000 cubic metres of water. Bueng Thung Sang, with water ranges 2 metres beneath the spillway, can accommodate about 1 million cubic metres.
The municipality has also prepared a flood prevention and mitigation team with assorted machinery prepared for fast water drainage from the Khlong Rong Mine in case water levels rise.
Drainage points

A long-arm backhoe is stationed on the spillway gate number 9 (Soi Prachasamoson 52) to clear debris and plant waste obstructing the drainage system. A JCB excavator is on standby to resolve drainage issues in case of heavy rainfall.
The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department of the municipality is ready with manpower and tools to aid these affected around the clock.
They have installed seven water pumps in eight locations, including in front of Khon Kaen Ram’s water gate, on the finish of Soi Theparak eight, in entrance of the PTT pump on Mittraphap Road, Soi Rimbueng 6 Golden Neo Village, in front of Soi Rimbueng 6, Soi Rimbueng eight Kanyarat Village, and two machines at Bueng Kaen Nakhon. Two additional machines are on standby.
Sandbags are also obtainable for the public. They may be obtained from any of the 4 fire stations.
The Health Department is preparing personnel to collect waste blocking drainage paths. The Social Welfare Department is prepared with survival luggage.
The Khon Kaen Municipality urges residents to contact the respective departments in case of emergencies, from flooding points and fallen timber to housing harm and waste administration issues.
For minor accidents or illnesses, they can contact the Health Department or dial 1669 for emergencies (Khon Kaen Centre Hospital, Srinagarind Hospital).
Straightforward can coordinate to obtain sandbags to dam water (not greater than 30 bags per family, depending on the actual state of affairs upon inspection) at the Sri Chan Fire Station 043-221184, hotline 199, or search help from three different fire stations: in Mueang Kao Fire Station 043-224625, Bueng Nong Waeng Fire Station 043-234583, and Bueng Thung Sang Fire Station 043-234581, or the Khon Kaen Municipality Disaster Prevention Office 043-220301.
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