Rare robust winds topple tree at Doi Suthep temple, inflicting panic among visitors

A rare windstorm, recognized domestically as “Lom Luang“, surprised vacationers and monks when it struck Doi Suthep Temple in Chiang Mai, leading to a large tree collapsing throughout the Naga staircase. Little-known occurred at 4pm today, when the forceful winds swept via the summit, causing a large pink tree, large enough for 3 individuals to hug, to fall, blocking the middle of the staircase leading as a lot as Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Ratchaworawihan. Fortunately, no vacationers had been passing by, and solely a highlight suffered damage. The unexpected extreme windstorm left monks and vacationers startled, as such events are rare on the summit of Doi Suthep.
Once the wind calmed down, temple officials and locals collaboratively took about an hour to remove the fallen tree trunk and branches from the realm, employing chainsaws to accomplish the duty. The staircase was subsequently reopened, permitting visitors and locals to ascend and descend as ordinary..

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