Storms can produce winds of up to 100 km/h in Ontario – In Ontario, a Canadian province, there was a very power wind that was able to generate tornadoes on Sunday night, July 25th, 2022. Following the incident that happened in Ontario, the officials have issued warnings to people that stay around Frontenac Provincial Park north of Kingston in Ontario. It was reported that the wind was enough to generate 100 kilometers per hour wind which could lead to a deadly condition for those around the environment.
How bad was the tornado threat?
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that makes contact with the Earth’s surface, a cumulonimbus cloud, or, in very few instances, the base of a cumulus cloud. The thunderstorm in Ontario did not stop as at 11:30p.m. yesterday as the severe thunderstorm watches were still in effect as at Sunday night, almost midnight. It was reported that it was also possible for large hail and heavy rain to fall. Also, at least one storm spotter claimed to have seen a tornado at the time.
It was stated according to research that tornadoes can strike without notice at night and cannot be seen during the day, the agency encouraged people to seek shelter indoors in a room on the lowest floor, away from exterior walls and windows in their various apartment. The tornado warning for the Frontenac Provincial Park region was lifted at around 9:30 p.m., while the warnings near Brockville ended just after 11 p.m.
Damages were recorded in some areas in Ontario following the incident. The incident resulted in several damages around Highway 7, near the communities of Tweed, Madoc and Marmora, as reported by the Ontario Provincial Police representative, the acting Sgt. Erin Cranton. The Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University researchers explained that they will send their teams to the region where the damages were recorded early this morning to check the damage.
Hydro One reported that as at 11:30 p.m., almost 23,000 customers statewide in Ontario, Canada were without power due to the incident. The utility stated in a tweet that its technicians were restoring power as soon and safely as possible. Officials urged people to stay in their homes whenever they notice atmosphere like that.