Krabi’s coastline damaged by strong winds and heavy waves
Strong winds and waves have damaged the Koh Kwang Beach in Krabi during the reason crazy monsoon weather.
Somsak Tabbut, a village head man of the Baan Koh Kwang village in Muang Krabi inspected the beach this morning. The damage runs all along 800 metres of the beach.
Khun Somsak says, “Every monsoon period, every year, strong wind and waves have continued to batter the beach. Before the beach was five metres wide but now the waves have damaged it down to 2.5 metres. Some areas of the beach are down to only one metre.”
“If there is no wave protection wall, we believe that the beach erosion will continue until it reaches the road. This is a danger to motorists as the underlying foundations of the road will slowly get eaten away. Relevant offices should fix this problem urgently.”
“There are many five stars hotels along Koh Kwang Beach. Lots of tourists have visited the beach every year as it is very beautiful. If this problem isn’t fixed it will damaged the tourism image in the future as well.”
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