Photos and Videos: Tornado Hits Pendang, Kedah (Puting Beliung Melanda Pendang)

Photo credit to kerabubersuara

Photo credit to kerabubersuara

Berita Harian reported that least 15 houses in Pendang and Taman Sri Kota in Kuala Kedah were damaged by a tornado at about 4 p. m. today, during a heavy rain.

Among the affected areas are Kampung Alor Besar in Pendang and Taman Sri Kota in Kuala Kedah.

A report from NST says that:

“A source at the Meteorology Department confirmed that it was a landspout which can occur in instances of strong winds. A landspout is similar to a waterspout. The only difference is that it occurs over land” – NST

Landspout  a kind of tornado not associated with the mesocyclone of a thunderstorm.

Nobody was reportedly injured during the incident.

One thought on “Photos and Videos: Tornado Hits Pendang, Kedah (Puting Beliung Melanda Pendang)

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