Huge tree falls during storm.
In the middle of the night on the 17th of May, many areas of Pattaya city were affected by a large storm caused by a heavy depression as forecast for the period between the 16th -18th of May.
Many areas in the Northern, North Eastern, Central, Eastern and Southern Regions of Thailand were affected by this storm which marks the real start of the rainy season.
A huge tree by Suttawad Temple in Nongprue was completely uprooted and fell onto the temple wall and then the road causing a major disturbance to traffic.
Local Officials were called out to clear the debris. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident and electrical cables and poles, as well as peoples houses, managed to escape without damage.