Coastal Tornado Hits Thailand Eastern Seaboard

 

A screen shot of the coastal tornado removing rooftops and windows in Chonburi today. Photo: Channel 3 Thailand news

A screen shot of the coastal tornado removing rooftops and windows in Chonburi today. Photo: Channel 3 Thailand news

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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Coastal Tornado Hits Thailand Eastern Seaboard — 3 Comments

  1. Upon making landfall a waterspout becomes a tornado! And from the screenshot showing clear debris aloft over buildings clearly this became a tornado maybe weak but still not a waterspout at that point

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