Tornado near Tokyo injures many and damages hundreds of homes

  • A powerful tornado hit near Tokyo damaging hundreds of homes and injuring over 65 people in the worst tornado that hit since May last year. The tornado hit in the afternoon local time and caused havoc in Koshigaya, around 22 km north of Tokyo, just before going on a rampage in Matsubushi and Noda. As per sources, around 66 people got injured in Koshigaya, 6 buildings were destroyed and over 80 buildings were badly damaged. 27 vehicles and 68 houses were also damaged in Noda, while 10 homes were extremely damaged in Matsubushi, nevertheless there weren’t any reports of injuries in this town.