Over 3,000 local villagers returned home on Wednesday after a storm warning issued earlier in the week was lifted by the government’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.
Nearly 170 people were left homeless when a whirlwind struck Arakan State’s Minbya Township on Thursday.
The Pinlaung Palace — and at least a thousand other buildings across north-central Burma — suffered major damage during Sunday’s stormy weather.
Extreme weather conditions over the past week affected nearly 60,000 people, according to government figures.
At least eight people were killed and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed by strong winds and hailstorms over the weekend.
Around 60 homes in Shwebontha village had their roofs blow off, while the Buddhist monastery and local schools were also damaged, a local resident told DVB.