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Powerful storms brought multiple tornado warnings, torrential rain, flash flooding and hail to southern Saskatchewan Sunday afternoon.

Powerful storms bring flash flooding, tornadoes. See photos


Leeanna McLean
Digital Reporter

Sunday, July 31, 2016, 8:12 PM - Powerful storms brought multiple tornado warnings, torrential rain, flash flooding and hail to southern Saskatchewan Sunday afternoon.

Tornado watches and warnings were issued just after 4 p.m. CST in parts of southern Saskatchewan. The twister was located near Melville, according to Environment Canada.

Meteorologists detected a second rotating supercell around 6:30 p.m. CST near Leech Lake.

"A second larger tornado is now located near Leech Lake and is moving to the east/northeast at approximately 20 km/h towards the Rokeby area," said the weather agency in the warning.

Meanwhile, flash flooding and large hail was reported in Yorkton and surrounding areas. Social media was flooded with images and video of severe weather in the region (see below).


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