PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO) will spend 14 million baht on a water gate to help alleviate flooding in Patong.

The news came at a meeting on Tuesday between PPAO President Paiboon Upatising and Phuket Governor Maitri Inthusut to discuss strategies to prevent flooding in Phuket.

The areas of top concern discussed in the meeting were Patong, Sri Soonthorn and Phuket Town.

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