A tornado was reported to hit some areas agricultural areas in Sabak Bernam, Selangor at about 5:40 p.m. yesterday.
Among the affected areas are padi fields in Kampung Parit Lapan Gambut, Kampung Parit Satu Barat, Kampung Parit Dua SHD, Kampung Panchang Bedena, Kampung Parit Empat SHD, Kampung Parit Enam dan Kampung Sungai Nipah Baroh.
Berita Harian reported that least 15 houses in Pendang and Taman Sri Kota in Kuala Kedah were damaged by a tornado at about 4 p. m. today, during a heavy rain.
Among the affected areas are Kampung Alor Besar in Pendang and Taman Sri Kota in Kuala Kedah.
A report from NST says that:
“A source at the Meteorology Department confirmed that it was a landspout which can occur in instances of strong winds. A landspout is similar to a waterspout. The only difference is that it occurs over land” – NST
Landspout a kind of tornado not associated with the mesocyclone of a thunderstorm.
Nobody was reportedly injured during the incident.