Tornado hits New South Wales, two injured
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Last Updated: Thursday, June 03, 2010, 16:38
Melbourne: Two people were injured and several houses damaged when a tornado hit New South Wales state in Australia early Thursday.

Only two people were injured and were taken taken to hospital, local media reported quoting police.

Police said it was a miracle no-one was killed when tornado smashed into New South Wales north coast town of Lennox Head. Over 30 houses were damaged, they added.

State Premier Kristina Kenneally said the tornado caused "widespread devastation".

A person who was reported missing has been found, a mother and daughter have been taken to hospital with minor head injuries and three people were rescued from a car that was stuck in flash flooding.


First Published: Thursday, June 03, 2010, 16:38

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