12 killed, 400 hurt in 2 China tornadoes
The Philippine Star|May 16, 2021
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two tornadoes ripped through China’s central city of Wuhan and a town in the eastern province of Jiangsu, killing 12 persons and injuring hundreds while destroying homes and property, the official Xinhua News Agency said yesterday.

Eight persons were reported dead in Wuhan, in Hubei province, and 280 others were injured after Friday’s tornado ripped through the district of Caidian at 8:39 p.m., the agency reported.

The tornado toppled 27 houses and damaged 130 more as well as two tower cranes and 8,000 square meters of sheds at construction sites, it added.

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