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Phuket, Krabi rocked by ‘sudden’ thunderstorms


PHUKET: Following a stretch of hot weather, greater Phuket Town was hit by thunderstorms and torrential rainfall late yesterday afternoon. At about the same time in Muang District Krabi, a fierce squall damaged homes and felled rubber trees in a surrounding plantation in Khao Khraam subdistrict.

The squall hit the rubber-tapping community of Khao Khraam Village 5 at about 5pm, causing damage to at least 10 homes and uprooting some 100 rubber trees in the area.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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