Tornadoes rip through Amsterdam and Luxembourg

FREAK: The tornado brought down trees and damaged vehicles. CREDIT: Twitter: Hugo Barrera Hugo Barrera @WhyNotHugo

DRAMATIC images of a tornado ripping through central Amsterdam on Friday have been trending on social media.

The freak phenomenon whipped across the water and round buildings, bringing down trees, gathering up debris and damaging vehicles.

A second tornado in southwestern Luxembourg left a number of people injured, according to media reports, as it left a scene of destruction in its wake: more than 100 homes were badly damaged, debris was strewn all over the place and power pylons were brought down..

The wind also crossed into France, causing some damage to property in the Meurthe-et-Moselle region.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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