Tornado Confirmed in Quebec


Environment and Climate Change Canada has confirmed a tornado in Lac-aux-Sables, Mauricie.


A tornado rated EF-1 accompanied by winds up to 175 km/h caused the damages observed in the area.


A trailer was blown and moved away. Several trees were uprooted.


Thunderstorms have produced strong winds and significant rainfall amounts very quickly over several areas of Southern and Central Quebec. Some thunderstorms spread over 30 millimeters of rain in 1 or 2 hours. Small hail has also been reported.


There were also string wind gusts reported. There was a gust if 87 km/h in L'Acadie and 91 km/h in L'Assomption.


Based on ECCC Data