Powerful tornado rips through Russian city Blagoveshchensk- 1 dead, dozens injured

July 31, 2011RUSSIA – One person has been killed and twenty eight others injured as a powerful tornado hit the Russian far-eastern city of Blagoveshchensk. The tornado was so powerful that it tore the roofs from houses, turned over vehicles, flattened trees and smashed windows in several buildings. Local authorities have introduced a state of emergency in the city, Itar-Tass news agency reports. 200 people and 50 vehicles are already involved in the cleaning operation. –RT News
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3 Responses to Powerful tornado rips through Russian city Blagoveshchensk- 1 dead, dozens injured

  1. c0l2e says:

    The last footage is too close, what happens to the person taking the picture?

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  2. Bre says:

    Great article about tornadoes.

    A cool infographic just came through my twitter feed about tornadoes and thought I would share as we will probably use it in our classroom.

    http://www.buildingsguide.com/blog/tornado-facts-safety-tips-infographic

    Thanks for the great tornado info, it will help out in my classroom.

    Bre Matthews

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