A total of 209 houses in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Muang Yang district have been damaged by thunderstorms.

Surveying the scene yesterday, authorities found 209 houses in seven villages in Tambon None Udom were damaged. Three houses in Ban None Sa-ard village and Ban Muang Chak village were completely flattened by the storms, said Siwasek Sinthorum, assistant district chief of the district. Nakhon Ratchasima governor Wichian Chanthornnothai ordered the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office to rush help to the affected families.

More isolated showers and thunderstorms are predicted for the Central and Northeast regions for the forecast period.

For the South, the forecast between May 15-18 says isolated to scattered thundershowers. Easterly winds between 15-30 km/hr. Wave height between 1-2 metres during thunderstorm activity.

During May 19 & 20, scattered thundershowers. Southwesterly wind 15-30 km/hr. Wave height about 1-2 metres. Minimum temperature 24-26 °C. Maximum temperature 32-36 °C.

SOURCES: TMD, The Nation, The Thaiger

- The Thaiger & The Nation