Friday, June 22, 2007
Tornado hits just west of Winnipeg in Elie.. damage reported
June 22.... A tornado hit just west of Winnipeg around 6:30 pm Friday evening in Elie, MB on the TransCanada between Winnipeg and Portage. Significant damage was reported including damage to several buildings as well as a tractor trailer being thrown into a field off Hwy 1. No reports so far of deaths or injuries. The slow moving tornado was on the ground for at least 30 minutes and was extensively photographed by numerous eyewitnesses along the TransCanada along with some video footage. These dramatic photos of the Elie tornado were taken by Wayne Hanna (left image) and Justin Hobson (right image). For additional photos and full story, see today's Winnipeg Free Press.
Posted by rob at 8:53 PM