ILOILO City – A tornado destroyed two houses and damaged four others in Barangay Dawis Norte, Zarraga, Iloilo.
The estimated cost of damaged was pegged at P170,000, according to Alberto Gimay Jr., Municipal Risk Reduction Management Council head.
Gimay said that no one was injured when the tornado rip through the village around 3 a.m. on Thursday. Several trees were uprooted, he added.
“Mayo lang kay wala kita sang casualty. Wala may na pilasan sang nag-igo ang buhawi, damaged lang gid ang mga balay didto sa Dawis Norte,” Gimay told Panay News. “Ang direction sang hangin is paibabaw indi pa-horizon, kay kung pa-horizon natam-an gid sila kun tani.”
The affected residents sought temporary shelter from their relatives./PN