Deadly Tornado Hit Philippines' Capital Yesterday (credit: Severe Weather Europe via Youreporter.it)
Heavy rain and strong storms associated with the southwest monsoon in the Philippines spawned an unwelcome and deadly guest, a tornado, yesterday early evening. Formed around 5 PM (local time), a tornado in the capital of Manila quickly whipped through the city and destroyed houses and buildings and downed power lines. This intense tornado can be spotted in the video below, courtesy of Severe Weather Europe. Unfortunately, at least five known deaths have occurred and many citizens have been displaced as a result of the tornado. To learn more about other high-impact weather events from across the rest of Asia, be sure to click here!