Villages ravaged by summer storm

Villages ravaged by summer storm

A house in Chum Saeng district is damaged by a storm that hit Nakhon Sawan on Saturday night. (Photo by Chalit Poomruang)
A house in Chum Saeng district is damaged by a storm that hit Nakhon Sawan on Saturday night. (Photo by Chalit Poomruang)

NAKHON SAWAN: A summer storm hit four villlages in Chum Saeng district of this upper central province on Saturday night, damaging 15 houses, local media reported.

They were Moo 7, Moo 8, Moo 11 and Moo 12 villages in tambon Nong Krachao.

Some of the 15 damaged houses had their roofs completely blown away by the strong winds.

Renoo Meekong, a resident of Moo 11 village, said the storm was accompanied by heavy showers of rain and hail and lasted about half an hour, leaving the village in chaos.

Damage was being assessed by local administrative officials.

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