Hail stone, tornado causes heavy damage

The Da Huoai District in Lam Dong Province experienced a hail and tornado storm at 4 p.m. on April 1.

Hail destroyed many local houses (Photo: SGGP)

The 30-minute storm damaged rooftops of the Cashew Nut Export and Processing Company, the head office of the People’s Committee, and many local houses, said Deputy Chairman of the district People’s Committee Trinh Xuan Thuy.

The storm destroyed trees in the Madagui Commune.

Dalat City also experienced heavy rain and hail on March 31, according to the Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control in Dalat.

Heavy rain destroyed five hectares of vegetable gardens and fresh flower gardens in the Me Linh region.

The Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province experienced heavy rainstorms due to a cold front on the evening of March 31.

The hail was reported as large as guavas. Thousands of people have been relocated from damaged homes.

Trung Phuc, Doai Con, Than Giap, and Lang Yen communes also experienced much damage due to the storm.

Cao Bang, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, and Lao Cai provinces have experienced scattered hail storms in the past week.

By press group- Translated by Huyen Huong

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