Rural Pingtung County townships hit by tornado

A tornado formed over land in Pingtung County this afternoon, causing damage in at least two rural townships Fortunately no serious injuries were reported. At around 3:00pm the tornado suddenly formed and swept through Linbian Township and Nanzhou Township, knocking over trees, scooters, trucks, and store signs, as residents ran for cover. Roofing iron was torn off buildings, and in one case, a sheet-metal residence was picked up and tossed onto the road. Flying debris damaged power lines in the

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