LOOK: Whirlwind damages trees, houses in Basilan

Noning Antonio, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 05 2016 05:03 PM

Photo courtesy of Pablan N Alih

BASILAN – Several trees were toppled and some houses were damaged after a whirlwind hit a barangay in Lamitan City, Basilan on Tuesday afternoon.

Barangay Sta. Clara residents claimed a whirlwind struck their area around 1 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Pablan N Alih

Facebook user Pablan N Alih, who shared photos of the aftermath on his page, said they saw trees uprooted and houses made of light materials damaged as the strong winds moved rapidly.

No one was reported injured and the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office is trying to determine if there are families affected by the weather phenomenon.

Photo courtesy of Pablan N Alih