May 20, 2022

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Four tornadoes hit Quebec on Monday

Four tornadoes hit Quebec on Monday

There were no four tornadoes Monday in many parts of Quebec, Environment Canada confirmed Friday afternoon.

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“On June 21, the current weather conditions were favorable for the development of several violent cyclone cells over southern and central Quebec,” the government agency said in a press release.

“After a cooperative investigation with the North Tornado project and depending on the damage observed, it is possible for us to confirm that 4 tornadoes formed during the afternoon.”

The first force of the EF0, with a maximum wind speed of 115 km / h, hit the town of Saint-Valentine in Monterogy at 3:35 p.m.

The most violent, by the Moscow that killed one, was reported at 3:45 p.m.

At 4:10 p.m., another tornado of magnitude EF0 struck Saint-Colestine in the center-du-Quebec.

Finally, this is the Chowder-Appalachs area, at 4:50 p.m. The EF1 tornado hit Saint-Narcissus-de-Burivez with a maximum wind speed of 150 km per hour.

In addition, Environment Canada concluded that damage was caused in Saint-Alexander, Saint-Urbain-Premier and Savinigan by very strong gases.

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