Saskatchewan

Environment Canada confirms 3 tornadoes touched down in Sask. on Saturday

Environment Canada says no damage was reported in relation to two tornadoes, and damage related to the third is being investigated.

Storm system created damaging winds, large hail and intense rainfall

Major hail was seen in Assiniboia, while tornadoes were reported in other parts of Saskatchewan on Saturday. (Andy Lee/Facebook)

At least three tornadoes touched down in southwestern Saskatchewan Saturday afternoon.

Environment Canada issued its first tornado warnings around 3:40 p.m. central time Saturday. A storm system headed southeast across the province, hitting the village of Kincaid and the hamlet of Glenbain around 4:30 p.m.

A tornado was later confirmed in the area of Glenbain.

By Sunday, Environment Canada said no damage was reported related to that tornado.

Another tornado touched down around the village of Kincaid at roughly 4:40 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, Environment Canada said.

"Damage to a home and farm property is still being investigated," Environment Canada's website said.

Environment Canada said around 6:20 p.m. a third tornado touched down near Assiniboia. There was no damage reported related to that incident.

The storm system also created damaging winds, intense rainfall and large hail as it moved across the province.

With files from Ashleigh Mattern

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