- A "tornado" was caught on video by a Facebook user forming in Tacloban City
- The uploader said that the "tornado" thankfully did not fully developed
- Tacloban is one of the places badly hit by supertyphoon Yolanda
A Facebook user uploaded a video of a tornado forming in Daniel Z. Romualdez airport in Tacloban City, Leyte, on Saturday.
According to the uploader, Yna Chavez Cuayzon, the tornado forming did not cause any devastation in the area. She was, however, worried that it would become another Yolanda tragedy.
On Saturday, around 3:41 p.m., Cuayzon psoted a video on her Facebook page showing what is seems to be a tornado forming in Tacloban City's Daniel Z. Romualdez airport. According to Tuayzon, the event happened 20 minutes before she was able to upload the video.
In her caption, she is thankful to God that it did not developed into a real tornado. She also said that she was worried for her kids as she is "too far". She also added that it could have been another tragedy if it did reach the place where she was.
"2 years [and a] half of devastation of Yolanda [and here we are almost having it again]," she said.
The video has been viewed at least 22,355 times as of writing and has been shared around 1,214 times. It has also been picked up by several Facebook pages and was even uploaded to YouTube by Cebu Flash Report.
It can be recalled that Yolanda claimed the lives of thousands of lives roughly three years ago. In November 8, 2013, the supertyphoon hit the Philippines, with the most impact at the provinces of Samar and Leyte. The death toll reached 6,300 people, and bodies were still found two months after the tragedy.
Other places that were placed under state of calamity included Aklan, Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo, and Palawan. Reports have it that supertyphoon Yolanda left 1.9 million people homeless and at least 6,000,000 more displaced.
Different countries around the world extended their help in different forms to the country immediately after the devastating event. The area with the most impact was considered to be a "war zone" by a BBC correspondent.