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Sixth tornado of the year confirmed in Ontario

File photo courtesy: Meranda O'Hara

File photo courtesy: Meranda O'Hara


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 3:35 PM -

Environment Canada has confirmed Ontario's sixth tornado of the year.

The low-end EF-0, with winds up to 90 km/h, occurred on May 29th at approximately 7 p.m. 4 km southeast of Casselman Ontario.

EC confirmed the twister based on "video evidence" and reported wind damage.

The tornado formed as intense rain rumbled through parts of Ontario, triggering thunderstorm warnings stretching from Windsor to Hamilton.

Ontario typically sees 12 tornadoes between late April and early October.

Powerful downburst causes property damage in Brampton, Ontario

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