Mini Cyclone Hits Townsville

At approx 5.10am this morning a mini cyclone which become described as a tornado ripped through Vincent, Heatley and Aitkenvale in a very narrow band with very destructive winds.

Residents say that the bulk of the damage appeared to be between Palmerston street and Mooney street and continued through to Ross River Road, Aiktenvale with some houses loosing roofs and others reporting significant number of trees and debris being left in the lake.

We can confirm that police and emergency service workers were readily on the street and a clean up is currently underway. We have contacted all our tenants in the areas affected and are currently assessing the damage and notifying owners where their property have been damaged.

Whilst driving the streets checking our properties for any damage some residents told Graham Lynham that they were abosolutley terrified.

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