A hurricane caused widespread damage in southern Ontario on Thursday, injuring at least eight people and damaging nearly 25 buildings.
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A section of the city of Barry, 115 km from Toronto, was severely affected by the hurricane that struck at 2:30 p.m. This natural disaster tore the edges of houses, exploded the roofs of many houses and destroyed cars.
Andrew Robert, director and chairman of paramedical services in the region, told a news conference that eight people had been taken to hospital and four of them were in critical condition.
According to the most recent number of natural disasters, at least 25 buildings have been damaged.
My thoughts are with everyone in Barry and Innisfil who have been affected by today’s inclement weather [jeudi]. Thank you so much to our first responders who are currently on the ground to help with the situation. Please be safe, ”Premier Duck Ford wrote on Twitter.
Environment Canada issued hurricane warnings for the entire region throughout the afternoon.
This catastrophe between our neighbors in Ontario is reminiscent of an event that took place in Quebec last month.
Just remember that in a few minutes a hurricane passed through a residential area of Muscat on the north coast of Montreal, killing one man, damaging about fifty houses along its path, and causing extensive damage.
– With QMI Agency