BRIEF – Storm rips roofs from houses in Kengtung

A local high school and several houses in eastern Shan State’s Kengtung were destroyed by a storm on the afternoon on 27 May. Tin Tin Aye of the Kengtung administration office said roofs were ripped from homes by gale-force winds that also brought down trees and electricity poles. Damage to the high school is estimated at around 80m kyat (US$80,000).