July 22. Very rare for these parts tornado 20 minutes raged Yunsyu County, Jiangxi Province in the afternoon of July 20. Earlier tornado also held in Anhui Province. Only affected about 300 thousand people, economic loss of nearly 75 million.
According to local authorities, in the province of Jiangxi tornado destroyed 85 houses, 325 buildings damaged, and caused considerable damage crop on an area of 27 hectares, 2.4 hectares of forest were affected; severed power lines, damaged 2038 man, the victims and the wounded were reported; direct economic damage amounted to more than 16.8 million yuan ($ 2.4 million).
According to witnesses, a tornado funnel has a diameter of 6.7 meters, it was formed in the lake and within minutes walked around the village, leaving a trail of destroyed houses and fallen trees.
A few days earlier, on July 17, several tornadoes were in the county Danshan Anhui Province. This was not seen for more than a century, according to Chinese media.
Only in the county affected 280 thousand man, 30 of them man wounded, one killed; significantly affected yield of 16.8 hectares of land, ruined about 40% of fruit and caused economic damage is estimated at 505 million yuan ($ 72.1 million), the report said.
The devastating tornado took place in Jiangxi Province
Source: The Epoch Times