Thunderstorms lash provinces

A house has no roof after strong winds ripped off the corrugated iron sheets in Sa Kaeo during a storm. The storm damaged 54 houses in Ta Phraya district and four more in Khao Chakhan on Thursday. Soldiers helped repair the damaged homes. (Photo by Sawat Ketngam)

Summer thunderstorms caused injuries, extensive damage to homes and heavy rainfall in many provinces, including Bangkok, on Friday.

Three women were injured when a shuttle van they were travelling in crashed into a ditch during a heavy storm on Vibhvadi Rangsit Road opposite Don Mueang airport yesterday morning.

Sumita Chaisen, 29, Luckana Soda, 29, and Panitta Panmuang, 37, were rushed to a nearby hospital.

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