Powerful tornado hits China: one dead, 16 injured

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Damage from the tornado was estimated at $800,000.

On the evening of June 1, a tornado hit the city of Shangzhi in Heilongjiang province in northeast China.

Powerful tornado hits China: one dead, 16 injured

148 houses, agricultural land and factories were damaged by the tornado. Authorities have estimated the damage at about $800,000. Up to 250 people were temporarily displaced from Shangji.

One person was killed and 16 others were injured as a result of the accident. The condition of one of the injured is assessed as critical by doctors.

Severe tornado outbreak ongoing in Heilongjiang Province in China. Now! Many significant tornados touch down in last several hours. pic.twitter.com/cJdRyy9DyM
- Mr. Wolf (@mole_cola) June 1, 2021

This is one of the most violent motion I've ever seen in China. The drillbit tornado occurred in HeiLongJiang Province yesterday really reminds me of the Dalton MN EF4 last year. pic.twitter.com/atlC4JmKP0
- Eric Wang (@Ericwang1101) June 1, 2021

Insane home video shows large significant tornado passing ShangZhi, HeiLongJiang Province several hours earlier.
full video https://t.co/34iMmtWrg7#Tornados #tornadowarning #Tornado #China pic.twitter.com/0zRXohnu0v
- Dred IFB đź’Ż (@24_vesty) June 1, 2021