A windstorm that occurred between 2.30pm to 5.30pm on April 4 that lasted for about three hours blew off roofs of 11 houses in six gewogs of Mongar. Among the affected were a house each in Balam, Dramitse and Thangrong gewogs, two each in Kengkhar and Sherimuhung gewogs, and three in Ngatshang gewog.

 While the roofs of the six houses were totally blown off, the roofs of another five houses suffered partial damages.

While no casualties were reported gewog officials and volunteers have started rendering and facilitating rebuilding the damaged structures. 

Staff Reporter