IN PHOTOS: Buildings, homes destroyed as Typhoon Ursula batters parts of Visayas

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IN PHOTOS: Buildings, homes destroyed as Typhoon Ursula batters parts of Visayas
Typhoon Ursula leaves a trail of destruction in parts of Visayas, as it destroyed buildings and flooded areas in the regions

MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ursula left a trail of destruction in several parts of Eastern and Western Visayas with its strong rains and winds on Christmas Day, as it destroyed buildings and flooded areas in the said regions.

Among the areas that saw serious damage from Typhoon Ursula’s wrath were Tacloban City, Aklan, Biliran, Eastern Samar and Capiz.

In Capiz, especially, several homes and buildings including the Lantangan Elementary School, Dumalag Municipal Hall, and the Robinsons Mall in Roxas were struck and damaged by the typhoon.

Ursula has made landfall 6 times – thrice in Eastern Visayas on Christmas Eve and thrice in Western Visayas on Christmas Day. Another landfall in the Mindoro area is possible.

Here are some of the buildings and homes in Visayas destroyed by Typhoon Ursula:

Tacloban City

BARANGAY 95-A (CAIBAAN), TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

BARANGAY 95-A (CAIBAAN), TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

RIZAL AVENUE EXTENSION, TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

RIZAL AVENUE EXTENSION, TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

RIZAL AVENUE EXTENSION, TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

RIZAL AVENUE EXTENSION, TACLOBAN CITY. Photo from Ronald Madera

Ormoc City, Leyte

ORMOC CITY PLAZA. Photo from Arvin Christopher Pirante Bohol

Aklan

CATICLAN, MALAY, AKLAN. Photo courtesy of @Peetah_square on Twitter

CATICLAN, MALAY, AKLAN. Photo courtesy of @Peetah_square on Twitter

DAMAGE IN AKLAN. Photo courtesy of @itsjenniferking on Twitter

WRATH FROM TYPHOON. Photo courtesy of @itsjenniferking on Twitter

CHRISTMAS AFTER TYPHOON. In Caticlan, Malay, Aklan. Photo courtesy of @Peetah_square on Twitter

DEVASTATION. Aftermath of Typhoon Ursula in Caticlan, Malay, Aklan on Wednesday, December 25. #UrsulaPH. Photo courtesy of @Peetah_square on Twitter

Biliran

NAVAL, BILIRAN. Photo courtesy of ChaCha Casinillo

NAVAL, BILIRAN. Photo courtesy of ChaCha Casinillo

NAVAL, BILIRAN. Photo courtesy of ChaCha Casinillo

NAVAL, BILIRAN. Photo courtesy of ChaCha Casinillo

Capiz

DUMALAG, CAPIZ MUNICIPAL HALL. Photo courtesy of Patrick Jay Parce

DUMALAG, CAPIZ MUNICIPAL HALL. Photo courtesy of Patrick Jay Parce

DUMALAG, CAPIZ MUNICIPAL HALL. Photo courtesy of Patrick Jay Parce

LANTANGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CAPIZ. Photo by Llernuj Calzada Mahusay

LANTANGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CAPIZ. Photo by Llernuj Calzada Mahusay

LANTANGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CAPIZ. Photo by Llernuj Calzada Mahusay

LANTANGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CAPIZ. Photo by Llernuj Calzada Mahusay

LANTANGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, CAPIZ. Photo by Llernuj Calzada Mahusay

ROXAS, CAPIZ. Photo courtesy of Erickson Guevarra

CAR SHOP. A Toyota branch in Roxas suffered from heavy damage due to Typhoon Ursula on Wednesday, December 25. #UrsulaPH. Photo courtesy of Erickson Guevarra

ROXAS, CAPIZ. #UrsulaPH. Photo courtesy of Erickson Guevarra

ROXAS, CAPIZ. Photo courtesy of Erickson Guevarra

ROBINSONS MALL IN ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ. Photo from Philippine Emergency Alerts

ROBINSONS MALL IN ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ. Photo from Philippine Emergency Alerts

ROBINSONS MALL IN ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ. Photo from Philippine Emergency Alerts

ROBINSONS MALL IN ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ. Photo from Philippine Emergency Alerts

Eastern Samar

SALCEDO MUNICIPAL HALL, EASTERN SAMAR. Photo courtesy of Kristelle Joy Palconite/LGU Salcedo

SALCEDO MUNICIPAL HALL, EASTERN SAMAR. Photo courtesy of Kristelle Joy Palconite/LGU Salcedo

SALCEDO MUNICIPAL HALL, EASTERN SAMAR. Photo courtesy of Kristelle Joy Palconite/LGU Salcedo

– Rappler.com

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