Tornado rips through Lachute, leaving up to 40 homeless - Montreal - CBC News

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By CBC News Ottawa, August 22, 2017

Environment Canada is confirming that Lachute, Que., was hit yesterday by a tornado, causing severe damage to more than a dozen homes. Investigators are still trying to determine the strength of the tornado, which touched down around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday.

It developed as part of a storm that hammered parts of southeastern Ontario and southwestern Quebec. At least one home's roof was torn off, but there are no reports of injuries.