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LOOK: Tisoy cuts a path of destruction through PH

/ 05:43 PM December 03, 2019

The roof of a house gets blown off and lands on Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao, Quezon. (Photo from the Philippine Red Cross – Albay Chapter)

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Tisoy left a path of destruction as it continued to cut through parts of Southern Luzon and the Visayas on Tuesday.

Schools and homes were not spared, as seen in some photos shared by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).

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Windows were broken and roofs were blown away in several buildings in Manito National High School and Manito Central School after Tisoy hit the province of Albay.

Damaged building at the Manito National High School in Albay. (Photo from the Philippine Red Cross – Albay Chapter)

Fallen trees and shrubs at the grounds of the Manito Central School in Albay. (Photo from the Philippine Red Cross – Albay Chapter)

The PRC said a truck was also “brought down” by Tisoy’s strong winds. Photos show an electrical post that collapsed on top of the truck.

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Several structures also collapsed while trees that were pulled out by strong winds lay on the streets.

In Ticao Island in Masbate, two houses in a coastal barangay were also damaged.

Strong waves batter the coastal village of Togoron in Monreal town on Ticao Island in Masbate. (Photo from the Philippine National Red Cross – Masbate Chapter)

What seems to be a portion of a house can also be seen blown away in the middle of Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao, Quezon.

Fallen branches in front of a torn down structure in Guinobatan in Albay. (Photo from the Philippine Red Cross – Albay Chapter)

According to the 2 p.m bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (Pagasa), Tisoy made landfall over Naujan, Oriental Mindoro at 12:30 p.m.

Tisoy has maximum sustained winds of 140 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 195 kph.

Structures were destroyed in the coastal village of Togoron in Monreal town on Ticao Island in Masbate. (Photo from the Philippine Red Cross – Masbate Chapter)

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