Hailstorm, rain cause massive destruction


FRANCISTOWN: Heavy rains and hailstorm left a trail of destruction in Shashe village, with retail shops, a village kgotla and several households destroyed in the processes on Monday.

In recent days, many parts of the country have experienced heavy rains accompanied by hailstorms that have caused serious destruction to properties. In one instance, the owner of Lion’s Park popular bar in Shashe, Ernest Sakuringwa estimated the loss incurred by his business due to the damage attributed to heavy rains and hailstorm to be around P300, 000.

The businessman is probably amongst those who were badly affected by the Monday heavy rains.

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