Violent tornado hits downtown Shenxian, leaving catastrophic damage, China


A violent tornado moved directly into downtown Shenxian, China's Shandong Province, around 13:00 UTC on July 11, 2021, causing 'catastrophic' damage.

The twister debarked hardwood, tossed cars, leveled a number of homes, and left several people injured, according to extreme weather enthusiast Eric Wang, who described the damage as catastrophic.

Wang shared what he described as 'unbelievable footage' …captured at the time the violent roaring wedge moved directly into downtown Shenxian. "The worst case scenario," Wang said.

Read more: Shandong hit by largest tornado outbreak in more than a decade, China

Featured image: Tornado damage in Shenxian, Shandong, China – July 11, 2021. Credit: XinLan


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