1 Fatality after tornado hits Mascouche QC



One person is dead after a tornado hit Mascouche, Quebec, north of Montreal. There was no word on how the man, in his 60s, died only that it was due to the storm.


The tornado also damaged close to 100 homes. The Canadian Red Cross is assisting those displaced.


Environment and Climate Change Canada said that there was a tornado but it is still unknown how strong it was.


Severe thunderstorms roared across southern Quebec and New Brunswick on Monday night there were multiple reports of damage.


Hydro-Québec said that over 50,000 customers lost power.


Mascouche has a population of just over 42,000.