Flooding from the Chao Phraya River has caused an old wall in the Temple of Dawn to partially cave in, threatening the temple's main pagoda.
The cave-in, about two metres in length and about half a metre wide, is no more than 10 metres from the main pagoda, assistant abbot Phra
Heavy rain in Myanmar has damaged a number of ancient Buddhist pagodas.
“We started renovation on the morning of October 21 when the rain slowed down. We will work on it as quickly as possible to restore the damage,” he said.
“We were in the middle of planning a long-term project to