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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Tornado in National Capital Region Causes Damage

There was a tornado in the National Capital Region on Sunday evening.

A tornado developed about 10 km southeast of Gatineau Airport at about 5:54 PM EDT Sunday evening.

This tornado was reported to have moved east along the Ottawa River before coming ashore on the Ontario side of the river and caused wind damage, including many houses with shingles removed, in a number of localities.

There was also a report of one injury from this event.

The preliminary strength of this tornado based on Environment Canada damage surveyors, together with surveyors from the University of Western Ontario, indicate the tornado Sunday evening was a low end EF-1 suggesting peak winds of 135 km/h and had a path length of at least 25 kilometres ending just northeast of Clarence Creek, Ontario.

Based on ECCC Data


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