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A windstorm has blown away roofs of several houses and government structures in six gewogs of Punakha yesterday afternoon.

No casualties were reported.

While the dzongkhag disaster focal person and committee are yet to confirm the number of affected households, they confirmed that gewogs of Guma, Chubu, Goenshari, Kabjisa, Toepisa and Shenga Bjimiga were affected.

The dzongkhag disaster management office had issued an immediate relief for the affected households.

Meanwhile, damage assessment is underway and the final report would be submitted to both the dzongkhag administration and concerned offices soon.

Staff reporter

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