7 homes damaged by storm on Koh Chan

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Seven homes were damaged when a storm ripped through Koh Chan.

District Chief Pradya Aunpetchwarakorn led a delegation of officials and engineers through the island community March 3 to assess the damage from the squall a day earlier.

Seven homes and eight people in the Moo 6 village were affected by high winds. Soldiers began relief work and started repairs on homes.

Koh Chan council head Manawut Srinakorn met with resident Vichian Pholek, whose roof was blown off. Technicians worked to put it back in livable condition.

Officials also met with Panadda Jermkhuntod, who was injured after being shocked by shorting electrical wires. She was given food and money to get her back on her feet.

Officials inspect the damage as soldiers begin to repair a damaged roof on Koh Chan.Officials inspect the damage as soldiers begin to repair a damaged roof on Koh Chan.