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Deadly thunderstorm, tornado hits Thailand

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At least one person was killed this week in Thailand as intense thunderstorms swept across the country.

The storm wreaked havoc in 24 provinces this week, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said. 14 of them are in the country's Northeast, 4 in North, 2 in Central Plains, 2 in the eastern region and two others in the South.

Strong winds damaged 1 239 houses and structures in 189 villages and 57 districts within 5 days, brought down trees and electricity poles, blocking roads and causing widespread power outages.

One person, a 46-year-old man was killed in his shelter after it was hit by a lightning in Chachoengsao's Tha Takiab district on Wednesday, March 7, according to the Bangkok Post.

At least one tornado was spotted in Amphoe Muang, Sakon Nakhon on Friday, March 9. It was recorded by Anuchit Kanchana:

Severe weather is expected to continue across the upper part of the country today, as well as in the Northeast, Central Plains, Bangkok and nearby provinces.

Featured image: Tornado in Sakon Nakhon on Friday, March 9, 2018. Credit: Anuchit Kanchana.

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