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VIDEO: Powerful tornado destroys house in seconds

A powerful tornado has been caught on camera moving through the US state of Minnesota and destroying a house on its way.

The twister touched down in Wilkin County, near the North Dakota state border.

The footage, captured by a storm chaser ( http://www.youtube.com/user/SevereStudios) shows the tornado crossing a road, then hitting a farmhouse and scattering debris.

It could not be immediately verified if there were people inside the house. No injuries have been reported.

Comments

Claire on 9/08/2010 8:08am

I saw this tornado in real time on a live stream from another chaser at tornadovideos.net but had no idea it had done this kind of damage until I came across the reports from Severe Studios. Amazing footage from such close range.

Zelda Wynn on 9/08/2010 6:32am

Great footage, has anyone estimated the strength of such a tornado? Mother nature can be so cruel.

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