Strong winds caused by tropical storm Podul left a trail of destruction this morning (August 30, 2019) with several houses damaged in a village in Laopordaeng Sub-district in the northeastern Thai province of Sakon Nakhon last night, the Thai-language daily Thai Rath reported.

A 66-year-old woman managed to flee before her wooden house on stilts collapsed. “I ran to a neighbor’s home when my house began to shake,” she said. “It was a close shave with death.”

Sixty other houses were also damaged when several trees were uprooted by the storm.

Sakon Nakhon’s meteorological station is monitoring the situation around the clock.

Podul effect hits Sakon Nakhon

Podul effect hits Sakon Nakhon

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