Environment Canada and Northern Tornado Project will assess the damage in the area of marble, madoko And tweed on Monday to determine whether a tornado touched down. Due to the heavy rain and strong winds on Sunday, trees were uprooted and electricity wires also fell. How 7, and damaged cottages and homes and properties. This area is approximately 60 to 80 kilometers east of Peterborough.
Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night, Environment Canada warned of a strong thunderstorm that was “possibly causing a tornado” and warned that it was a “dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation”.
As of Monday morning, no casualties were reported, yet several people reported personal injuries due to storm damage.
Fallen trees and power lines forced a section of the highway. 7 is closed from around 9:30 pm on Sunday nights and till around 6:40 am on Monday.
On Monday morning, Environment Canada reported the following damage locations:
- Rockdale: Flipped Trailer and Multiple Injuries
- Marmoa: House damaged, fallen trees
- Actinolite (North of Tweed): House damaged, roofs removed
- Maddock: Downed Hydro Lines and Trees, Hwy. was blocked by 7 fallen trees
Hydro One reported Employees were working to restore power to more than 26,000 customers in the area.
The OPP reported “significant” damage in this area and along the highway north of Tweed.
The Northern Tornado Project at Western University is deploying a team north of Belleville on Monday and using drones in the Kaladar area to assess damage.
“One or more tornadoes appear to have caused extensive damage,” the team tweeted Sunday night.
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