PHUKET: A waterspout put on a show for tourists and fishermen off Koh Pu in Krabi yesterday morning.
“My friends and I were going fishing at Sri Boya Island when the waterspout emerged about 1 kilometer away from us,” said 50-year-old Samart Maikeaw, who was out on a fishing trip with friends.
The spout caused sudden heavy rain, but no damage was reported.
A waterspout is usually a non-supercell tornado over the water, which is connected to a towering cumuli-form or cumulonimbus cloud. Mr Samart seized the moment and took photos of the column before sharing it on the popular mobile application LINE.
— Kritsada Mueanhawong
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