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Massive waterspout appears on Malaysian island

Posted at 11:10 AM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-01 11:10:26-04

MALAYSIA (NBC) - Today, this spout was seen spinning near Penang for about five minutes before it briefly arrived on land.

Social media users posted images of their close encounter with the waterspout before it dissipated.

Images showing minor damage was also seen after the funnel blew away zinc roofs off some buildings.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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