Ten people were killed and 28 others injured in strong wind assaults across Myanmar in nearly two months, a government offical told Xinhua on Tuesday.
Since April 9, Kachin state and Magway region suffered the most casualties due to the strong winds, said Phyu Lei Lei Tun, director of the Disaster Management Department under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement.
During the nearly two-month period, 987 houses and six religious buildings were destroyed by the strong winds while 13,121 houses and 247 religious buildings were unroofed, she added.
It was learnt that the ministry has provided humanitarian assistance to the disaster-hit victims.
Also, people are urged to take precautionary measures against strong winds and hailstorms in the pre-monsoon months of March, April and May in the country.