Environment Canada confirms two tornadoes touched down
A storm moves through southwestern Ontario on Aug. 11, 2017. (Mark Benest/Twitter)
Published Saturday, August 12, 2017 12:16PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:57PM EDT
Environment Canada confirms two tornadoes touched down in southwestern Ontario Friday night.
Officials say an EF-0 tornado with winds of up to 130 km/h hit the Leamington area.
Meteorologist Rob Kuhn says there are reports that the tornado damaged solar panels and a greenhouse.
Environment Canada is also says an EF-2 tornado with wind speeds of up to 180 km/h touched down in Hawkesville, Ont., near Waterloo.
There have been nine confirmed tornadoes in Ontario this year.
Typically the province sees14 tornadoes every year.
With files from The Canadian Press.