Summer thunderstorms are forecasted to rock parts of Thailand causing heavy rain, lightning strikes, isolated gusty winds and hail, warned the Meteorological Department today.
Citizens are warned to stay indoors and away from unsecured buildings.
Here are provinces that are forecasted to be affected:
Northeast: Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani.
North: Lampang, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Tak, Kamphaeng Phet, Phitsanulok, Phichit and Phetchabun.
Central: Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Ang Thong, Sing Buri, Saraburi, Lop Buri, Ayutthaya and Bangkok and its vicinity.
East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat.
When a storm struck Northeastern Thailand yesterday afternoon, about 120 households in a Khon Kaen district were damaged, Col. Sirichai Srichaipanya of Ban Pet Police station told Thisrupt this morning.
A video posted by Facebook user Patphong Pom Poosing in the public group “Khon Kaen Emergency Warning Friend Network ” shows objects and parts of a building being blown away by strong winds. In the video, screams can be heard from witnesses in the background. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries or deaths.