Tornado wreaks havoc in Mpumalanga, destroys farm and 7 houses

Tornado wreaks havoc in Mpumalanga, destroys farm and 7 houses

On 3 January, a tornado hit Panbult in Mpumalanga. It reported lasted 40 minutes and destroyed a farm and seven houses.

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On Saturday, a video captured what appears to be a tornado in a part of Mpumalanga.

The South African Weather Service confirmed it was a tornado in Panbult, which lasted for approximately 40 minutes.

According to the SA Weather Service's media release statement, the tornado destroyed a farm and the homes of seven families.

Take a look at the statement below:

Another video captured a tornado in Belfast, Mpumalanga on 6 January. Storm Report SA shared the video on Facebook, captioning the post:

"Another view of the funnel cloud in Belfast Mpumalanga earlier today. On another video, on our wall, the funnel cloud touched down, making it a tornado but we are still looking for better footage to confirm this."

South Africans voiced their opinions on the strange weather phenomena on social media.

Twitter user, @mancave_za, commented:

"What is going on?"

Another tweep, @Tersia62986998, added:

"Wow. Scary." previously reported on several tornadoes that caused chaos in KwaZulu-Natal in 2019.

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Take a look at the video of the tornado in Mpumalanga below:

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