Freak storm leaves trail of destruction in Thamaga

Kablay's ruined furniture Express. PIC: KENNY RAMOKONE
Kablay's ruined furniture Express. PIC: KENNY RAMOKONE

Several houses and shops were left roofless after a freak thunderstorm swept through Thamaga Tuesday evening.

Asif Kablay, owner and manager of Furniture Express told Mmegi he lost furniture worth over P80, 000.

“I received a call from my assistant manager around 6:30pm in the evening where I learnt the roof of my shop had been blown off. I had stock worth over P180,000 but only managed to salvage about half of it,” he said. By midmorning, Kablay’s store resembled a mini-swamp as he and two assistants raced against time to save furniture that had not been soaked in water.

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