Relentless rainfalls unleashed by tropical depression "Rai" last night forced national park officials in Chiang Mai to seal off two waterfalls at Doi Inthanon national park for safety reason.

Doi Inthanon national park officials said today that they sealed off Mae Ya and Mae Klang waterfalls today and placed them under a 24-hour watch after the park was hit by flashflood following heavy rains last might.

But other places in the park can still be visited as usual, except the two waterfalls where the water flow in the stream becoming stronger indicating possible flashfloods.

Meanwhile park officials at Tad Ton national park in Chaiyaphum province erected a warning signboards preventing swimming in the waterfall as flashflood and landslides could be expected any time after heavy rains last night.

Prachinburi officials also sealed off Taklor waterfall in Khao Yai national park after the water tuned muddy, indicating a possible flashflood.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)

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