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 quickly dissipated without causing serious damage. Local authorities report that none of the residents was injured. Were not destroyed any administrative or residential buildings. The only major problem was the fact that a fairly large area was impossible to electricity, which was not restored until the next day.

It can be assumed that residents are lucky because other harm than the inconvenience of the lack of electricity, the last hurricane has brought.

Source: News Gismeteo

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