Houses damaged in wild weather
Roofs were torn from houses and a shed lifted through the air in 10 minutes of havoc when a “mini tornado” tore through Harvey on Thursday night.
Harvey SES unit manager Vaughan Byrd said six homes and five sheds were damaged in the storm.
A resident on Eighth Street was in his shed when the gusts came through.
“All of a sudden the roof disappeared from above his head,” Mr Byrd said.
SES volunteer and Harvey shire emergency crews worked through the night responding to call outs, saying it was a “miracle” no one was injured.
Mr Byrd said these “mini tornadoes” were becoming more frequent and people needed to be storm aware.
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