May 24, 2013 4:01 pm
Updated: May 24, 2013 4:54 pm

Environment Canada confirms two more tornadoes in Ontario

Stormchaser Travis Farncombe captured this potentially dangerous cloud near Shelburne

Travis Farncombe

Two more tornadoes have been confirmed in Ontario by Environment Canada.

The tornadoes spawned from storms that passed through Ontario on May 21.

The first tornado, an EF0, occurred in Elmvale, about 18 kms south of Midland at 1:30 p.m. ET. Peak winds were between 90 and 130 km/h and the length of the damage was 570 metres, with a maximum width of 50 metres.

The second tornado occurred at approximately 2:00 p.m., and was another EF0. It passed  near the community of Dalston, about 12 kilometres north of Barrie. The length of damage resulting from this tornado was 4.5 kms and the maximum width was 500 metres.

This brings the tornado count to 4 this year. On average, Ontario experiences 12 tornadoes each year.

Global News

© Shaw Media, 2013

Report an error

Comments