Monday, August 8, 2011

Tornado In Lac St. Jean

Photo: Olympic speedskater Marianne St-Gelais said there was so much damage she didn't recognize the area. CBC

Heavy Tornado Damage In Lac Saint-Jean Area -- CBC

Olympic speedskater Marianne St-Gelais was visiting family when storm struck.

Residents of an area north of Lac Saint-Jean are scrambling to clean up the mess Monday after at least one tornado hit the area Saturday night, tearing apart buildings and bringing down trees.

That was in the community of Sainte-Elisabeth-de-Proulx, while heavy winds battered other communities nearby.

Hundreds of people were affected, but no one was injured.

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My Comment: A tornado in Lac St. Jean .... wow. If Lac St. Jean can have a tornado, that means most populated ares in Quebec can have one also.

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