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).

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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