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State Of Emergency Ongoign Following Leamington Tornado

An Ontario town hit by a tornado on June 6 is still longer under a state of emergency.

Officials had expected to lift the warning affected Leamington on Thursday, but several areas have still not been given the all-clear.

The cleanup could take weeks.

No one was injured, but there was severe damage done to homes and businesses as well as infrastructure.  

Mayor John Adams estimated the damage to municipal facilities is about $2.5 million, but says damage to private property is still being assessed.

Premier Dalton McGuinty toured the area on Wednesday. He said some of the repair costs will be covered by provincial programs.