He said thunderbolts claimed 18 lives and injured 16 others, as strong winds killed 8 and injured 71 others, he said.
“I’d like to call on people, especially those in rural areas, to be vigilant over lighting and strong wind,” he said.
“To avoid the dangers from lightning strikes, people should stay in houses when there are torrential rains.”
The latest incident occurred late Wednesday in northeastern Stung Treng province, killing four people, three of them killed by lightning strikes and one by strong wind. Enditem