March 18, 2016 6:50 am
Updated: March 18, 2016 6:51 am

Environment Canada confirms tornado touched down in southern Ontario


A survey team for Environment Canada has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado travelled three kilometres, damaging three grain bins and a barn near Mount Forest in southern Ontario.

The national weather agency says the tornado touched down about seven kilometres northeast of Clifford at about 4 p.m. Wednesday and peak wind speeds were estimated at 170 kilometres per hour.

Global News meteorologist Anthony Farnell described the tornado as about 200 metres wide.

No injuries were reported.

-With a file from Global News

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