Tropical storms batter homes in Bangkok, Thailand

Thunderstorms hit Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday (March 10) bringing heavy rain and strong winds to parts of the city. Footage shows the tropical summer storm battering a home in the Lat Krabang district of the Thai capital shortly before 5 pm local time. It was accompanied by thunder and lightning. Storms have been sweeping across the country since the weekend as warmed temperatures return above 30C. The Thai Meteorological Department said summer thunderstorms with gusty winds were caused by moderate high-pressure system covering the northeast of the country and the South China sea.