Flooding Closes Thailand’s Saha Rattana Nakorn Industrial Park and Hi-Tech Industrial Estate October 7-16, 2011



Excerpt from The Nation newspaper article:

Amara Charoengitwattanagun, director of the Rojana Industrial Park, said all three phases of the estate in Ayutthaya covering 10,000 rai and 300 factories were swamped.

The water could be pumped out only when tides outside the estate retreat, she said.

Songsri Boonba, inspector-general of the Labour Ministry, said many factories in the Saha Rattana Nakorn Industrial Park and Hi-Tech Industrial Estate have closed from October 7-16, affecting 180,000 workers.

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