WEATHER: The primary school and the commercial area are particularly affected in Saint-Martin-de-Londres …
A mini-tornado occurred during the night of Wednesday to Thursday in Saint-Martin-de-Londres, 30 km north of Montpellier in Herault.
The roofs of seven buildings in the commercial area were destroyed and those of six homes and several vehicles were damaged by the wind.
According to Midi Libre, the village primary school also suffered serious damage. The roof of the canteen has been ripped off, indicate our colleagues.
Tornade à saint martin de londres voiture renversée toit de la cantine et de maison pic.twitter.com/CcRqJhGkAH
— Cathy Soun (@CS_Midilibre) November 24, 2016
— TVSud (@TVSud) November 24, 2016
Trees were also uprooted. The school has remained closed. For now, no injuries have been reported.
According to Jean-Louis Rodier, the Mayor of Saint-Martin-de-Londres, who told France Bleu Hérault , the storm cell spanned 80 meters wide and 600 m long.
— MidiLibreMontpellier (@MLMontpellier) November 24, 2016