Environment Canada has issued a tornado warning for the Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie, Man., as well as the surrounding areas including St. Lazare – McAuley and Manson.
The warning has been issued for southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba and was issued around 3 p.m.
EC said it’s expected to big a severe thunderstorm that will possibly produce a tornado, damaging winds, large hail and that locally intense rainfall is also possible.
In the event of a tornado, people are advised to take shelter in a basement or in a small interior ground-floor room such as a bathroom, closet or hallway.
Manitoba has more tips on how people can shelter themselves on its website.