Strong winds have blown roofs off three houses in Feydhoo, Addu City, yesterday evening.
Media Officer of Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), First Lieutenant Abdullah Ali said last night that the houses have been damaged beyond liveable condition.
He said that efforts are underway by MNDF to repair the roofs.
No person was injured in the incidents.
The people have been provided temporary shelter by the government.
A citizen of Feydhoo said today that a tornado caused damage to five houses in the island yesterday.
The roof of a house located by the sea on Feydhoo Link Road was thrown off into the sea, while the roof of house behind it was blown off as well. A water apple tree in the garden of the second house also fell.
Three more houses in the island had their roofs blown off, while another house had a mango tree in its garden uprooted.
He said that electric and household items in the houses were damaged due to the rain.
A house in Hulhudhoo, Addu City, also had its roof blown off yesterday by the cyclone winds. The residents of this house have been provided temporary shelter by the City Council.