At about 7 am on June 19, a tornado occurred in Dali, Nanhai District, Foshan city, Guangdong province.
The local meteorological department verifies that this was a small-scale tornado with a level 5 gust.
A video shows the tornado’s force sending objects and debris flying into the air leaving damage in its wake.
Another video indicates a tornado’s spinning column of air flinging debris.
Although it is just a weak tornado, it has caused damage to the city.
Two trucks on the highway were overturned, and eight cars sustained light damage.
The Dali toll station had equipment damaged and had to be temporarily closed.
Trees were felled or split in half while roofs were stripped of tiles.
No casualties have been reported after the disaster.
Statistics show that Guangdong suffers from frequent tornadoes, with an annual average of 4.3 tornadoes from 1991 to 2020.