Heavy rains, accompanied by strong winds and large hail up to 5 cm in diameter, hit several villages in the Kiphir region of Nagaland, northeastern India, damaging or destroying more than 500 houses.
The affected villages included Salomi, Wongti, New Wongti, Penkim and other areas of Pungro city.
More than 500 homes were destroyed or damaged, according to reports from the Nagaland government, including 273 in Salomi, 42 in KSAC headquarters in Hons and 66 in Moya.
According to the Pungro Division administration, 60 houses were destroyed in Penkim, 35 in Pungro City, 15 in Pungro Village, 12 in New Wongti and 9 in Kyuro Village. No casualties were reported.
Officials and representatives of the authorities visited the affected areas and provided them with emergency assistance, as well as provided them with materials to help residents repair their homes.