Northern Tornadoes Project

Cleanup continues in ‘cyclonic’ storm’s aftermath in Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent residents dropped off downed tree limbs and branches Saturday at a municipal depot as cleanup continued from a violent storm Western University researchers confirmed was a downburst with high wind speeds. The storm tore through Southwestern Ontario on Thursday overnight into Friday, with Chatham in particular receiving much of the tree and property damage. […]

Thunderstorms spawn 2 tornadoes, 4 downdrafts in London region

Severe thunderstorms that left a trail of damage across parts of Southwestern Ontario last week generated two tornadoes and four downbursts, a team of Western University researchers has confirmed. Members of Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project, a research lab dedicated to studying twisters, said Monday tornadoes touched down in the town of Petrolia in Lambton […]

Survey confirms tornado at Sauble

The storm that hit the north end of Sauble Beach on Wednesday has been confirmed as a tornado. The Northern Tornadoes Project confirmed the tornado on Friday, two days after it caused damage to homes and docks and toppled trees in the area of the Sauble River. No injuries were reported. The tornado started as […]

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