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Thursday, January 20, 2011
Tornado scares the population of Rio de Janeiro
Photo: Janaina Suzano, a resident of the affected region.
RIO DE JANEIRO state – Between the evening of Wednesday, January 19 and early hours of Thursday – 20, a low intensity tornado caused strong winds. The population stood scared.
The phenomenon took off roofs of houses and suspended the supply of electricity in the western area of the city of Rio de Janeiro and Baixada fluminence, city of Niteroi. It appears that suddenly, the destroyer force of Nature remembered that Brazil exists.
SOURCE: Ventania deixa casas destelhadas e ruas sem luz no Rio e na Baixada. IN G1 – published in 01/19/2011 [http://g1.globo.com/rio-de-janeiro/noticia/2011/01/ventania-deixa-casas-destelhadas-e-ruas-sem-luz-no-rio-e-na-baixada.html]