A massive tornado touched down in Xilinhot in northeastern China’s Inner Mongolia on Wednesday June 24 and several videos of the same are now making rounds on the internet.
Motorists and those trapped inside their houses captured several terrifying videos of the tornado when it struck China’s countryside.
Take a look here:
— Santiago Ravidlas (@SantiRavidlasPy) June 26, 2020
At around 14:30 on June 24, a #tornado appeared in Xilinhot, #InnerMongolia, #China, with clouds and wind gusts, twisting and turning.
6月24日14点30分左右 #内蒙古 锡林浩特出现特大 #龙卷风, 云团风团, 接天连地, 不断扭曲, 形同大片。 pic.twitter.com/eBopN3eKrk
— Jennifer Zeng 曾錚 (@jenniferatntd) June 26, 2020
According to local reports, the storm formed at around 06:30 UTC near the New Vehicle Management Station of Xilinhot. So far, no causalities and damage have been reported.
A tornado is a violently rotating column of air around an intense low-pressure centre that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground.
They can have wind speeds of up to 483 kilometres per hour and are capable of leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
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