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Ontario's first tornado of the season confirmed in Southern Bruce County

Environment Canada has confirmed that the province’s first tornado of the season touched down on Tuesday.

The agency says damage from a severe thunderstorm that roared across the Mildway area, in Southern Bruce County, was likely caused by a low end EF1 tornado.

It’s estimated that wind speeds neared 150 kilometres-per-hour.

Environment Canada says the tornado caused a damage path of about two kilometres, significantly damaging one home.
Two barns, trees and hydro poles were also damaged.