Tornado damages trees and homes


A tornado has been reported in parts of Oxfordshire during a storm which caused damage to trees and roof tiles.

It was spotted in several places, including Bicester, Eynsham, Kidlington and South Leigh, on Monday afternoon.

Large hailstones were also reported during the storm, which is thought to have started in Wiltshire and moved to Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Forecasters said the storm was caused by a supercell storm, where the air rotates very quickly, which is rarely seen in the UK.

At least 34 homes and one school are believed to have been affected.

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