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Tornado-like whirlwind sweeps across Venice

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 01:08

June 12 - Venice residents were amazed and frightened by a tornado-like spiral of wind that swept across the lagoon city. The whirlwind, which according to experts was not quite at the magnitude of a tornado, was seen spiraling across the waters of the city and captured on mobile phones. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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The worst hit areas were the outlying islands, where hundreds of trees were uprooted. On the island of Sant 'Elena kiosks and restaurants were also damaged. There were no reports of injuries.

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Tornado-like whirlwind sweeps across Venice

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 01:08