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Families flee from savage hail storms

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Hail storms damaged hundreds of houses in several provinces on Saturday evening and yesterday but no one was reported to be seriously hurt. 

In Chiang Rai, a hail storm continued for half an hour in many areas on Saturday evening. It damaged the roofs of several hundred houses, farmland and signboards in tambon Wiang Nua sub-district of Wiang Chai district, tambon Mae Salong Nok sub-district of Mae Fa Luang district, tambon Ban Tu and tambon Nang Lae of Muang Chiang Rai district.

About 100 families had to evacuate from their houses. Hail also struck Doi Mae Salong mountain in Mae Fa Luang district.

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