Bunbury Tornado: Videos Show Damage And Injuries, Perth On Alert

A tornado ripped through Bunbury on Friday afternoon, injuring several children and damaging property. Now, weather maps show it is heading towards Perth, about 150 km north. More than 6,000 properties remain without power. Social media users, mostly locals, posted videos of the twister running through the Australian city.
Bunbury Tornado On Friday

Bunbury Tornado On Friday

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A tornado ripped through Bunbury on Friday afternoon, injuring several children and damaging property. Now, weather maps show it is heading towards Perth, about 150 km north. More than 6,000 properties remain without power. Social media users, mostly locals, posted videos of the twister running through the Australian city.
Police, ambulances and other emergency services were called to the Community Youth Centre where at least 50 children had been playing after the severe weather event damaged the building, The West Australian reported. Authorities have not confirmed any injuries.
The Bureau of Meteorology forecast had predicted severe thunderstorms could sweep through the region on Friday. Social media users posted about the tornado.
"Images on community FB pages showing extraordinary damage in Bunbury after a tornado went through earlier this afternoon," one person said on X, platform formerly known as Twitter.
"A tornado has come through Bunbury! My little cousin’s car was picked up and damaged by it but thank god she is OK! It has been a crazy and sad day today…" another one added.
"Severe storm has hit Bunbury, Western Australia. There were dozens of children inside the Police & Citizens Youth Club Building when the roof was ripped off. There are reports of injuries and rescue efforts are ongoing ?," a third person tweeted.
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Meanwhile the Bunbury PCYC said that the 'centre is currently closed due to the weather situation'. Authorities said that more than 3000 people are without power across Bunbury, Dalyellup, Withers, Carey Park and Usher.
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