Monterrey.- A tornado that formed in the municipality of Apodaca, Nuevo León, was captured this Friday after a thunderstorm with strong winds that caused the fall of tarp, cables and trees that extended to the metropolitan area of Monterrey.
“We are on a tour with municipal Civil Protection units. Saltillo-Monterrey highway, closed in both directions by un favorable weather conditions. Avoid the area,” Nuevo León Civil Protection said.
There is a thunderstorm causing squat and fall of tarp, cables and trees in metropolitan areas.
We are on our way with municipal Civil Protection units.#TodosSomosProtecciónCivil pic.twitter.com/jKweUGZJIO
— Civil Protection NL (@PC_NuevoLeon) May 8, 2020
Tornado in Nuevo León leaves a dead person, a woman from the @GN_MEXICO_ #Tornados #NuevoLeón #Apodaca pic.twitter.com/j0o0e7Tuiw
— Urbis Veracruz (@UrbisVeracruz) May 9, 2020
Nuevo León Civil Protection reported strong streaks to the west of the metropolitan area, mainly in García and Santa Catarina, reaching 112 kilometers per hour (km/h).
The tornado swept through a row of trailers, and it made several smashes and so far it is known to have claimed a woman’s life.