Environment Canada has confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down in Teviotdale, northwest of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario after violent storms ripped through Southern Ontario on Sunday causing wind damage and minor flooding from heavy downpours.
The tornado hit around sunset from the west and struck a house in Teviotdale just before the residents were able to reach their home.
A teenager in Kincardine reportedly drowned off the Lake Huron town’s pier as the storms were ramping up.
A wind gust of 110 km/h was recorded at Grand Bend while Toronto’s Pearson Airport had peak winds of 94 km/h which downed power lines, uprooted trees and knocked over trailers and small buildings.
Forecasters are investigating more possible tornado touchdowns in Southern Ontario.