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.
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.