WATCH: Mega water spout dwarfs high-rise buildings in Malaysia

At least 50 houses were damaged on the island as the tornado stormed the coast.

Terrifying footage shows a massive water spout dwarfing high-rise buildings as it barrels towards the edge of a Malaysian city. At least 50 houses in the Tenjung Tokong suburb of the city of George Town on Penang Island were damaged after the swirling waterspout ripped over the land on Monday.  

The horrifying storm shook the city’s 200,000 residents as it buffeted buildings across the island for around 15 minutes before it moved away from the area