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Tokyo tornado brings chaos

Monday, Sep 02, 2013 - 00:24

Sept. 2 - A freak tornado brings chaos to parts of the Japanese capital. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 14:9 House were ripped open, cars overturned and several people were hospitalised after what is believed to be a rare tornado ripped through a suburb of Tokyo on Monday (September 2). Japanese media report 'several dozen' people were hospitalised after what seemed like a twister ploughed through Koshigaya and Noda, an hour's drive from central Tokyo. Thousands of homes were reported to be without power. Violent wind bursts, some seemingly tornado-like in nature, have been observed in the suburb flatlands surrounding the capital, but rarely have large swathes of residential areas been affected before.

Tokyo tornado brings chaos

Monday, Sep 02, 2013 - 00:24

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