Tornado causes slight damage at Tacloban airport

Published April 6, 2021, 11:51 AM

by Marie Tonette Marticio

TACLOBAN CITY – A tornado left damaged ceilings, airport tents, roofings, fences, and vehicles at Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport here at around 6:25 p.m. Monday, April 5.

Photos from JayDi Lavina/ CAAP/ Facebook/ MANILA BULLETIN

Reports disclosed that the tornado started at the ramp area of the airport and passed through the pre-departure building.
 
It also swept across the waiting area, motorcycle parking area, and airport terminal extension before it vanished. 
 
Gilbert Alterado and Merven Bonganay, the guards on duty said the tornado lasted for about 10 minutes.
 
No one was reported hurt during the incident.
 
Airport personnel have immediately conducted a clearing operation on the debris left by the tornado.
 

 
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