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    A waterspout is seen on the shores of Penang, Malaysia, April 1, 2019, in this image obtained from social media on April 1, 2019

    WATCH Terrifying Waterspout Move Towards Malaysian City of George Town

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    The natural disaster raged in the area for some fifteen minutes before retreating and leaving residents to face the aftermath of the storm, according to Daily Mail.

    A swirling waterspout left around fifty houses damaged on Monday in the Tenjung Tokong area of the city of George Town on Malaysia's Penang Island. 

    In total, the storm affected 200,000 people who reside in the city. 

    READ MORE: Severe Storm Kills 25, Injures 400 in Nepal — Officials (PHOTOS)

    Video footage showing the appalling vortex has been uploaded online. 

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