Thunderstorm tears roof off Bau District Office

Part of the roof landed on another building.

BAU, Aug 22: A sudden thunderstorm packed with heavy rain and strong winds wreaked havoc at Bau District Office on Wednesday (Aug 21) evening.

Bau Fire and Rescue Station was alerted about the disaster at 6.55pm and nine firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

Strong winds lifting off the roof of Bau District Office’s main building.

Fire station chief Tawang Lingem said the winds were so strong they ripped part of a roof off the main building.

“The roof was blown away and hit the building next to it,” he added.

Fortunately, no injury was reported.— DayakDaily