Press release on Flooding Situation in Preah Sihanouk Province

On 09 August 2019, the Sihanoukville provincial government issued a press release informing the public of the flood situation in Sihanoukville, which has been affected by the southwest monsoon and low pressure systems (ITCZ) causing unusually heavy rainfall. At 2 pm on 09 August, the floodwater flooded in some areas such as National Road No. 4 at Kilometer No. 171-173, Jianjiang Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Bridge Point 11 located in Keo Post Commune, and on National Road No.3 located in Teuk Thla commune, Prey Nop district. To ensure the safety of travelers, the Sihanoukville provincial government is urging the public and carriers to travel on the National Road No.3. Also, the heavy trucks and container trucks are requested to be suspended for one day until the floodwater were completely drained.

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration

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