3 tornadoes touched down Sunday, Natural environment Canada says

3 tornadoes touched down Sunday, Environment Canada says

Setting Canada claims its preliminary investigation has confirmed a trio of tornadoes touched down throughout Sunday evening’s storms in eastern and southern Ontario.

The tornadoes hit the the communities of Camden East, Oxford Mills and Kinmount, Ont., all over 7 p.m., claimed meteorologist Jean-Philippe Bégin in an job interview Monday afternoon.

In Camden East, about 20 kilometres northeast of Napanee, Ont., there were being experiences of trees and hydro poles remaining torn down and roofs becoming ripped off buildings.

Bégin claimed Natural environment Canada had categorized that storm — which sounded, in accordance to just one resident, like a “educate likely through the village” — as an EF- twister, with maximum winds of 130 km/h.

EF- tornadoes are the weakest storms on the Improved Fujita scale, which weather organizations use to measure the force of tornadoes.

The twister that touched down in Oxford Mills, just south of Ottawa, was also an EF- with winds concerning 90 and 100 km/h, Bégin explained. 

In Kinmount, close to the province’s Kawartha Lakes location, Bégin mentioned the twister that touched down was an EF-1, with winds around 150 km/h.

Continue to investigating

Bégin reported tornadoes of that magnitude are a lot more typical in the Napanee, Ont., area than residents might think, in section mainly because when they do strike, the problems is concentrated in a quite slim spot.

“It can be fairly uncommon to see 1 due to the fact it is really so localized. We are talking about, often, tornadoes that have a route of damages [that’s] two or a few kilometres lengthy by only 200 metres [wide],” claimed Bégin.

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“So if you’re not in that route of injury, you fundamentally would not see it.”

The weather agency is still investigating the chance other tornadoes touched down Sunday night, he added.



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