No Casualties Reported In Aumsville Tornado

December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD  

By Madhuri Dey
images36Oregon, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday a tornado hit the small town of Aumsville, Oregon in the afternoon going on to destroy almost four to five buildings and many vehicles. However, fortunately nobody has been injured as a result of the giant storm. Tornados are something which is highly unusual in the region of western Oregon. Hence, many sources claimed that the natural phenomenon of a tornado was something which they saw for the first time in their life.

Some of the buildings have been destroyed very badly, claimed Patti Etherington, clerk of Aumsville Police. Patti Etherington further added that the situation right now in Aumsville is very messy and a she reported of a plumbing business center around City Hall of being completely demolished as it could succumb to the forces of the strong winds of the tornado. As a result of the sudden natural calamity several houses in Aumsville have lost its roofs. Many trees along with other plantations have gone uprooted, and power lines have also been affected as a result of this. The electricity lines had gone down, and according to sources, power in the entire tornado hit region was kept shut down for the time being. They were kept off as long as the repair work was in progress.

To help residents of Aumsville, cope up with the aftermath of the tornado, the office of the Marion County Sheriff along with the local police department officials had turned up[ on the scene. Aumsville natives are highly shaken after this incident hit their place. Thankfully no reports of any injuries have been found. According to the weather department officials the tornado rising from the high winds and storm prior to this had affected the Seahorse Oceanfront Motel in Lincoln City.

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