Summer rainstorm ravages Korat


Torrential summer rainstorm ravaged Korat town yesterday, bringing down several huge advertisement billboards, power poles,  and damaging several vehicles.

Fortunately nobody was injured when a huge billboard collapsed on a bus assembly plant near the Pak Thongchai interchange and power poles along a kilometre long stretch were brought to the ground on the Friendship Highway.

Five buses were damaged along with five house buildings when the supporting pole of a huge billboard was  brought down by the deadly storm.

Many cars were also damaged by the falling power poles.

Initial damages were estimated at 20 million baht.

The rainstorm also caused flooding at a nearby Save One shopping market.

Torrential summer storm also ravaged Sikew district of Korat, bringing down several power poles and billboards.