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Date: July 16, 2019
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Video of Tornado that Hits Pototan, Iloilo

TORNADO – Watch the video of the tornado that totally destroyed two houses in Pototan, Iloilo.

A tornado is considered one of the most feared weather anomalies since it shows no warning before it strikes and could destroy lives.

The best thing to do when a tornado comes is to hide in a windowless room and hide in a heavy table.

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Photo Source: cdc.gov

Last June, a powerful tornado hit San Enrique, Negros Occidental and has devastated 19 houses.

Municipal Risk Reduction Management Officer Elenita Amen said three of those houses were completely destroyed while 16 others got damaged.

The residents said the stong whirlwind came with small pieces of ice. Good thing no one got injured.

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On Monday, July 15, a violent rotating wind strike near the school in Pototan, Iloilo.

Based on a report from ABS-CBN, a teacher from Pototan National Comprehensive High School said their students got terrified after seeing the tornado that struck near their school.

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Photo Source: @Zendy Ehmke FB

A student named Sendy Ehmke took a video of the tornado around 1 in the afternoon. Fortunately, the twister disappeared right away.

According to the authorities, the powerful whirlwind passed two barangays before it completely disappeared. None of the students got injured in the incident.

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Photo Source: @Zendy Ehmke FB, Wikipedia

On the Facebook Page of Aksyon Radyo Iloilo, they reported that 2 houses were totally damaged while 2 houses were partially damaged after it passed Barangay Cato-ogan Zone 1, Pototan.

Barangay Captain Mark Dayot said Digna Peñafiel and Julie Caro lost their houses while Johnlee Paredes and Mario Ticzon’s house were partially damaged. The twister strike in their location for about 30 minutes.

Watch the video below:

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