Phuket, Thailand (PRWEB) January 2, 2005
Tsunami Waves and its Impact on the coast of South Thailand
Ripples triggered by the undersea earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale and after shock sent a series of massive waves and walls of water crashing into the beaches of Southern Thailand.
Status report on the effected Resorts on the coastal regions of Phuket, Khao Lak, Khao Sok, Krabi, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Island that have been closed down and were it is believed that thousands of package tourists, local expats and Thais perished by the giant waves.
For an updated list of all affected resorts in Southern Thailand, please visit http://www.asinah.org/travel-guides/thailandtsunami.html
The island of Phuket was among the top draws for the 10 million tourists that visited Thailand in 2003.
Phuket's tourist industry is braced for a short-term drop in business along its popular Andaman coastline where Sunday's tsunami struck.