Global News published this video item, entitled “Woman says top of her house “gone” after tornado hits Barrie, Ontario” – below is their description.
Barrie, Ontario city councillor Natalie Harris tells Global News what it was like to emerge from her basement to discover that the top of her house was “gone” following the tornado which touched down in the city on Thursday.
At least nine people in Barrie‘s south end have been injured after Environment Canada confirms a tornado moved through the region on Thursday.
Officials said the heaviest damage appeared to be concentrated to around five or six streets near Prince William Way and Mapleview Drive East. The damage at properties ranged from shingles blown off rooftops to fuller structural damage and vehicles being blown over.
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