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The sandy stretches of Patong Beach in Phuket have lately grow to be the unlikely touchdown spot for a large number of jellyfish. Since yesterday, February 21, these jellyfish have been making waves amongst beachgoers, washing up on the shore in an surprising flip of occasions.

The lifeguards stationed at Patong Beach shortly took word of this uncommon incidence. They promptly issued a warning to all seashore guests, urging them to avoid these marine wanderers. The lifeguards, who’re a part of the Patong Surf Life Saving group, shared their observations with The Phuket Information earlier in the present day, February 22.

Based on the lifeguards, coming into contact with these jellyfish could trigger gentle irritation, akin to an insect sting. They reassured beachgoers that if anybody begins to expertise a burning sensation on account of a jellyfish sting, they need to instantly search assist on the nearest lifeguard station, reported The Phuket Information.

The lifeguard group at Patong Beach has geared up themselves to take care of these jellyfish stings. They’re providing free remedy for any sting victims, using vinegar, a standard treatment for such instances. This fast motion and preparedness of the lifeguards are proving to be a boon for seashore guests.

Nevertheless, the jellyfish state of affairs at Patong Beach doesn’t appear to be a one-off incidence. The lifeguards anticipate that extra jellyfish would possibly wash ashore in the approaching days. When requested about this, the Patong Surf Life Saving group hinted in direction of the scorching climate as a potential motive.

“I feel so…the climate is simply too sizzling now.” This remark suggests a correlation between the unusually excessive temperatures and the rising jellyfish presence.

In associated information, Phuket Lifeguard Service issued an official warning to beachgoers and swimmers concerning the presence of toxic jellyfish in the waters surrounding the island. The alert comes after a number of Portuguese man-o-war jellyfish have been discovered washed up alongside the west coast seashores.

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