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A storm of fierce rain and wind caused several large trees to fall down and plunder 3 houses in Patong on Phuket’s west coast yesterday. No injuries were reported, and staff from the local Disaster Prevention and Mitigation office arrived to cut and remove the trees from the area. But photos by The Phuket Express revealed that the houses were reduced to rubble, with roofs blown off and parts scattered everywhere. Patong’s authorities have not yet revealed how much financial damage the storm yesterday caused. This news comes as Thailand officially begins its rainy season today. A low pressure cell […]

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From the photo, the “homes” were made of sticks and sheet metal. Doesn’t take much to plunder them. With a few nails and screws they will be back in shape to their original poor condition. 

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Looks like Treebeard and his cohorts are under environmental stress if they feel a need to stretch their legs and go a 'plundering'. 

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