Tornado hits in Christchurch

Christchurch

A tornado has hit in Christchurch City when a violent storm passed over the city this afternoon. 

Two people sustained moderate injuries after a mini tornado caused a roof to cave in at the Savemart in the Christchurch suburb of Sydenham, St John says.

There are reports the mini tornado shattered windows and a business in Wordsworth St is also cordoned off after roofing flew of the building. 

Source Newshub.

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