Last Updated: Monday, April 25, 2016

Hailstorm in Myanmar kills 8, destroys thousands houses


Recent hailstorm in Myanmar has claimed lives of at least eight people and destroyed around 7,500 houses.

Six people died in Yay Tha Yauk village in the central region of Mandalay, Phyu Lei Lei Tun, director of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, told AFP.

The storm also ripped roofs off 150 homes in Yay Tha Yauk village.