THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET
THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks

Phuket lifeguards warn of Portuguese man o’ war at west coast beaches

PHUKET: Phuket lifeguards yesterday put out another warning to beachgoers to be careful of Portuguese man o’ war when entering the water at the island’s west coast beaches.

animalsenvironmenthealthmarineweather
By Eakkapop Thongtub

Thursday 8 June 2017, 10:31AM


Tthe siphonophores have been spotted at Nai Thon and other west coast beaches. Photo: Phuket lifeguard Service

Tthe siphonophores have been spotted at Nai Thon and other west coast beaches. Photo: Phuket lifeguard Service

The Phuket Lifeguard Service yesterday (June 7) posted a picture on its Facebook page showing the siphonophores at Nai Thon Beach along with a warning saying that they are coming as it is now monsoon season.

However, Portuguese man o’ war have also been spotted at other west coast beaches in past days and lifeguards have warned beachgoers to be on alert for them.  

 

 

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Man charged after deadly head-on collision

Belt and Airbag would be helpful. R.I.P....(Read More)


Master water plan given green light

Nice, that 20 years '4 pillar' thing. A lot of work granted for office workers. The Third Pi...(Read More)


No animal cruelty at Phuket Zoo, say officials

As long as MNRE, DLD, Wild Life Edcation Centres, thai Vets and Zoo managers think it is normal to h...(Read More)


Fast & Furious 9 to take on Phuket roads

Mr Wiesel, 1: I didn't say I have a problem. 2: You not understand that other people could still...(Read More)


No animal cruelty at Phuket Zoo, say officials

Were there any blood tests done, a toxicology report should be available for all to see,a visual che...(Read More)


Fast & Furious 9 to take on Phuket roads

Sorry Mr. Kurt but i dont understand your problem because i have my own pump and dont have problems ...(Read More)


Fast & Furious 9 to take on Phuket roads

Sorry mr Wiesel. In Thailand is a lot of 'planning-talks' happening . After that it stops, i...(Read More)


No animal cruelty at Phuket Zoo, say officials

Herein lies the problem. The officials that do the inspections are either paid for their favorable r...(Read More)


Fast & Furious 9 to take on Phuket roads

As if there aren't enough fast and furious drivers already on the roads in Phuket, now to glorif...(Read More)