Sky touching Whirlwind causes damage, injures one

Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: A sudden Whirlwind on NH-5 has caused massive destruction in Chagharia in Kendrapara here on Wednesday.

According to reports, one person has been injured while several trees have been uprooted and asbestos sheets of houses damaged.

The injured has been admitted to the hospital.

Local residents claimed that the whirlwind hit the region at around 1:50 PM in the afternoon. There was panic among the villagers as the velocity of the winds was very high.

“We had not seen such a big tornado and it has wrecked havoc within a 2 km radius since its formation near the village. A lot of houses along the NH have been damaged within few minutes,” said Krishna, a truck driver.

The video of the Whirlwind has been captured by a group of commuters travelling on the NH. Further details awaited.

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