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Tidal wave destroys houses and damages boats in the western city of Mindoro

A 5-meter-high tidal wave struck coastal villages in the town of Paluan, destroying houses and damaging boats on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Paluan Mayor Carl Pangilinan.

A 5-meter-high tidal wave struck coastal villages in the town of Paluan, destroying houses and damaging boats on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Paluan Mayor Carl Pangilinan.

A 5-meter-high tidal wave struck coastal villages in the town of Paluan, destroying houses and damaging boats on Friday, November 8, 2019. Photo courtesy of Paluan Mayor Carl Pangilinan.

MANILA – Several houses were destroyed after the 5-meter-high tidal wave that was allegedly caused by Typhoon Quiel on Friday hit coastal villages of a western Mindoro town.

The mayor of Paluan city, Carl Pangilinan, said that they were considering declaring the state of disaster Monday after the destruction and damage caused by the tsunami.

According to Pangilinan, 26 houses were destroyed and another 50 were damaged. The houses are located in 10 affected coastal barangays.

More than 100 families, about 620 people, were evacuated.

According to Pangilinan, 58 small boats were also damaged by large waves.

Mario Mulingbayan, head of the provincial office for disaster risk reduction and management of Mindoro West, said the damaged boats were in the cities of Paluan, Mamburao, Sta. Cruz, Rizal and Sablayan.

Typhoon Quiel left the Philippine area of ​​responsibility Saturday morning without landing. It is now heading towards Vietnam with sustained maximum winds of 120 km / h near the center and gusts of up to 150 km / h.

– Report by Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

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