National Weather Service confirms tornado hit northern Missouri

A tornado has destroyed homes in northern Missouri’s Randolph County. Local emergency management director Jim Cherrier says the National Weather Service has surveyed the damage to confirm Monday night’s tornado. “A narrow tornado passed from Higbee through Renick, across Highway 63, approximately four miles along Route NN, and sustained maximum winds of approximately 100 miles…

Tornado hits resort in Italy

Sanremo, Italy (APTN / CBS Newspath) — A tornado hit Sanremo, a coastal city in northwestern Italy, on Friday. According to Italian media reports, the tornado started at sea, close to the beaches of the famous tourist resort in the Italian Riviera, and then moved into the city centre. According to Italian firefighters, it caused…

Naplate gives thanks, nine months after tornado

Nine months after a tornado ripped through tiny Naplate, Ill., smashing houses to rubble in a few terrifying seconds, the town’s stuttering recovery was summed up one recent morning by the happenings on 19th Avenue. On one side of the street, Nick Brandt watched as a crane carefully lowered the two halves of his factory-built…

Indonesia Tornado Injures Dozens, Damages Hundreds of Homes

An apparent tornado hit a densely populated area of Indonesia Wednesday injuring dozens of people and damaging hundreds of homes. According to local officials, the tornado carved a five minute long path of destruction through Tambakrejo Village in the Sidoarja regency of the country, home to nearly 2 million people. Videos posted to social media…

Strong tornado hits southern Turkey, injuring 38

ANKARA, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) — At least 38 people were injured in the tornado in Turkey’s southern Antalya Province late Monday, Dogan News Agency reported Tuesday. The tornado, which moved swiftly towards the land from the sea, hit the farming fields and uprooted trees particularly in areas closer to the coastline, according to the report.…