Saskatchewan

Tornado confirmed in southern Saskatchewan

Heavy rain, severe thunderstorms and a confirmed tornado hit parts of southern Saskatchewan on Wednesday evening.

Tornado reported 10 km northeast of Bethune, Sask.

This photo was taken by Tyler Danielson southwest of Regina Beach. (Tyler Danielson/Twitter)

Heavy rain, severe thunderstorms, and a confirmed tornado hit parts of southern Saskatchewan on Wednesday evening. 

According to Environment Canada, a funnel cloud was reported at approximately 4:08 p.m CST near the village of Caronport, Sask.

The national weather service said at about 5:33 p.m., a landspout tornado was reported 10 km northeast of Bethune. It was also seen from Regina Beach.

The weather station tracked up to 100 mm of rain fell in parts of the province, producing hail the size of tennis balls.

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