Villagers today captured a clip of a small coastal tornado that formed near the old community of Laem Chabang in Si Racha district’s Thung Sukla Subdistrict of Chonburi province.
Scroll down for video link and screen-shot images of the tornado.
Villager’s roofs, windows and some structures were damaged, but no deaths or injuries were reported.
Eyewitnesses said that the tornado formed this morning during a period of heavy rains, coupled with thunder clouds.
They described the tornado as being one kilometer (1,000 meters) high, with a diameter of about 50 meters.
The tornado was said to be visible from distances of up to 10 kilometers.
Below are a few screen shots from the original video clip of the coastal tornado. For larger versions, click the image.
For a video clip and other screen shots, as well as full witness reports in Thai language of the tornado, follow this link
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