Last Updated: Monday, July 8, 2013

50 injured in tornado in Gaoyou, China; 7 critical

At least fifty people got injured with seven in critical condition after a tornado hit Gaoyou city of China, Xinhua reported.

A tornado struck Nanfeng village of  Gaoyou City located in Jiangsu Province of China around 4:40 p.m. Sunday.

Tornado further affected more than 400 households and damaged hundreds of houses.

Photo below shows a man clearing his house destroyed by a tornado in Gaoyou city of China (NEWS.CN).


Gaoyou City has already activated its emergency contingency plans and rescue officers along with medical, transportation, safety supervision departments in the disaster area.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 8, 2013