Tuesday, November 29, 2011

'tornado' hits Greater Manchester, England, One Woman taken to Hospital - 29th Nov 2011

A woman has been taken to hospital after what has been described as a "tornado" struck part of Greater Manchester.

A sudden gust of wind toppled a chimney in Heaton Moor near Stockport at about 14:30 GMT.

The woman was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital with shock and cuts and bruises, said a fire service spokesman.

There are also reports of wind damage in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Dave Ashton, 38, from Heaton Mersey, was in his computer shop at Moor Top on Heaton Moor Lane when he witnessed what appeared to be a "brief tornado". Source