The aftermath of the tornado
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Japan tornado: One dead and many injured in Tsukuba

6 May 2012 Last updated at 11:51 BST

A tornado has ripped through part of eastern Japan killing a teenage boy and injuring dozens of other people.

The twister hit power lines in the city of Tsukuba just north of Tokyo.

Power is still out to around 20,000 homes and many other houses have been destroyed