Tornado left residents without electricity Philippine province

July 7, 2013. On Friday, the North Cotabato province, located in the central part of the Philippine island of Mindanao, was a small tornado. This newborn tornado did not become destructive tornado did significant damage inflicted and sowed panic and fear among the locals.

According to eyewitnesses, a strong wind, form a spiral funnel swept the three villages, and by four o'clock the storm began. The wind was so strong that the roots uprooted trees, tore the power lines. Fallen trees blocked the road, which led to a huge traffic jam on the highway Cotabato — Davao.

However, the tornado

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Flooding takes down the big cities in the Philippines

Continuous rainfall over the eastern coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines triggered flooding. Flooded about 90% of Cotabato — one of the largest cities of the island.

Precipitation plagued Mindanao last three weeks. Dropped out of the sky was filled with water 11 rivers in the region and pushed the river banks. Element has claimed the lives of 5 people, destroyed hundreds of homes. Authorities are conducting emergency evacuation of people from the flooded area.

Five people drowned, four of them in North Cotabato and one person in Davao del Norte, while the two

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