Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town

Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town. Campillos was battered by rain and a terrifying tornado which ripped up power lines and trees.

Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town

Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town

Whilst Andalucia was under a Yellow Weather Alert yesterday, a tornado struck the town of Campillos.  Town Mayor Francisco Guerrero said “The worst has happened” as he surveyed the damage last night.  The tornado was caused by colliding winds, a phenomenon known as DANA.

Malaga Tornado

The tornado photographed yesterday in Campillos

Blackouts And Damage

The town experienced blackouts as the tornado destroyed power lines.  Vehicles were smashed as the wind blew them around, buildings have been damaged, and trees have been pulled up by the tornado.  No casualties have been reported.

Weather Warning Lifted

AEMET have now lifted the yellow weather warning which was in place when the tornado struck.  The forecast is sunny and dry for the next few days in Andalucia.

 

Published: 27.08.2019

Written by Dave James

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Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town

Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town

Tornado Tears Through Andalucia Town
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