Thailand’s Division of Mineral Sources will assess the soundness of the limestone karst towers, which make up the chain of islands, after a number of comparable rock formations, in each the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, have collapsed.
Thailand’s Division of Mineral Sources, Montri Lueng-ingkasoot defined to ThaiPBS that a lot of the rock formations within the southern elements of Thailand are at excessive danger of abrasion, and lots of of them have already been eroded by thunderstorms, which might have an effect on the protection of vacationers.
Because of the construction of James Bond Island and the danger elements, there’s a chance that a part of the formation may collapse. An in depth evaluation of the structural viability of the rocks has, nevertheless, by no means been carried out. The examine will, nevertheless, happen in April and Could.
A big rock formation, close to Koh Talu of Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi Nationwide Park in Krabi province, broke in half on account of robust winds and excessive seas. One other formation collapsed in February, at Prasat Hin Pun Yod of Khao Yai Island, in Mu Koh Phetra Nationwide Park in Satun province, prompting officers to quickly shut the nationwide park to vacationers.