A mini tornado, locally termed as “ipo-ipo” damaged 45 houses in three barangays in Baclayon town shortly after 5 o’clock in the afternoon last Sunday.
Baclayon Mayor Benny Uy told The Chronicle that inventory of damaged houses showed two, totally destroyed while the 43 other houses were partially, both heavily and some lightly damaged.
The 15-minute movement of the “ipo-ipo” swept from barangay Poblacion to San Vicenete and to San Roque, damaging the houses.
Aside from the houses, it also knocked down trees and other plants in the three barangays Mayor Uy said the estimated cost of damage will known today after final assessment of the damages.
Initially, 30 houses were listed as damaged last Monday.
Owners of the damaged houses are: Daylinda Ello – Poblacion, Antonietta Aquirre – Poblacion, Edgardo Tangob – Poblacion, Cirilo Payot – Poblacion, Romeo Adovo – Poblacion, Adelaida Manding – Poblacion, Marlon Caballo – Poblacion, Enrico Manding – Poblacion, Rosita Ginette – Poblacion, Leo Egar – Poblacion, Gloves Broa – Poblacion, Manuel Villazar – Poblacion, Nilda Langamin – Poblacion, Bonifacio Paredes – San Vicente, Tito Telip – San Vicente, Marvin Badalla – Poblacion, Maricel Ucat – San Vicente, Rosario Boaquena – San Vicente, Edwin Tambis – San Vicente, Nimfa Badiang – San Vicente, Lorena Asiboki – San Vicente, Rizalina Durumal – San Vicente, Maximo Daig – San Vicente, Evangeline Fenix – San Vicente, Enaro Dua – San Roque, Pablita Rosal – San Roque, Romy Sabacajan – San Roque, Melecia Sablada – San Roque, Vidal Narido – San Roque and Diosdado Nario – San Roque.