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Ferry operators cancelled routes to Koh Phangan island

Surat Thani ferry operators cancelled routes to Koh Pha-ngan and Koh Samui island as downpours and high waves triggered by Tropical Storm Pabuk are expected to hit southern Thailand until Saturday.

Lomprayah High Speed Ferries Co Ltd, will anchor its ferries which usually sails from Chumphon and Surat Thani to Koh Tao, Koh Nangyuan, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui on Friday. The ferries in Surat Thani may start operating again on Saturday if the weather improves.

Seatran Ferry Company Limited will stop operating its ferries taking tourists to Koh Samui island on Thursday afternoon and will not accept any bookings for Friday and Saturday.

According to the Meteorological Department of Thailand, the tropical storm Pabuk is moving from southern Vietnam and will reach the Gulf of Thailand by Wednesday or Thursday, causing heavy downpours in southern provinces, including Surat Thani.

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