Large tornado moves through Xilinhot countryside, northeast China

Large tornado moves through Xilinhot countryside, northeast China

A large tornado touched down in the suburbs of Xilinhot in northeastern China's Inner Mongolia on Wednesday afternoon, June 24, 2020.

Motorists have captured the nerve-wracking moment a twister struck the countryside, appearing to be approaching the nearby cars.

Footage released by the Chinese National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Weibo shows one motorist filming the tornado from a fair distance.

The storm formed at around 06:30 UTC (14:30 LT) near the New Vehicle Administration Station of the city.

No casualties or damage have been reported.

Featured image credit: The Paper 澎湃新闻/YouTube


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