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Waterspout spotted on Tagbilaran Bay

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 09:02 PM June 22, 2022

TAGBILARAN CITY — An “ipo-ipo” or a waterspout was seen on the Tagbilaran Bay on Wednesday, June 22.

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Devy Grace Villarojo, 17, said she spotted the sudden appearance of a waterspout near her residence along Graham Avenue in Tagbilaran City.

She went live on Facebook to record the weather phenomenon.

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“I was scared because it was my first time to see it,” said the student of the Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School.

She said the waterspout started around 10:58 a.m. and lasted only 2 minutes.

According to netizens, waterspouts were also seen in parts of Panglao.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a waterspout is a whirling column of air and water mist.

The main distinction between a tornado and a waterspout is that the former occurs over land, while the latter occurs over water.

READ: Waterspout damages parts of Tacloban airport

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