Strong wind kills three in Kachin State

22 April 2019
Strong wind kills three in Kachin State
Photo: Ministry of Home Affairs, Myanmar

Three men were killed and one injured by strong wind in Myanmar's Kachin state, Xinhua reported.

The gale-force wind which was accompanied by rainfall swept Hpakant township in Kachin state, destroying residential buildings late Thursday.

The Meteorology and Hydrology Department warned residents of strong wind coupled with hails, thunder and lightning. Isolated rain or thundershowers across the country in the afternoon or evening due to the disturbance and convective cloud by gradually rising day temperatures during the pre-monsoon season.