Last Updated: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tornado kills 2 in latest Brazil natural disasters

A tornado in Xanxere city in Santa Catarina state of Brazil has claimed lives of two people and injured 120 others.

At least 120 have been taken to hospitals, including 15 who are seriously injured, Associated Press has mentioned quoting Luciano Peri, Santa Catarina's civil defense director, as saying.

Tornado in Brazil damaged about 500 homes and knocked down lampposts, leaving many residents without electricity.