Hail Storm Strikes Chiang Rai 770 Homes Damaged
CHIANG RAI – Local officials yesterday inspected the damage at more than 1,000 homes following a hailstorm that hit parts of Chiang Rai on Wednesday night.
In Lampang’s Wang Nua district, provincial disaster prevention and mitigation head Ekkrit Jittangkul reported that more than 700 homes had been damaged by the hailstorm.
The worst-hit area was Tambon Thung Hua, where about 450 homes were damaged and a monks’ residence burned down after being hit by lightning.
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