WATCH | 'It's coming right at us': 'Tornado' touches down in Mpumalanga

2020-01-04 18:31
A a supercell storm ripped through Mpumalanga between Ermelo and Piet Retief on Friday.

A a supercell storm ripped through Mpumalanga between Ermelo and Piet Retief on Friday. (Storm Report SA/Charlene Janssens-Kotze)

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The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has confirmed that what looks like a supercell storm ripped through Mpumalanga between Ermelo and Piet Retief on Friday.

"There is some indication that it was a supercell storm... there are characteristics that it might have been a tornado," Bipuo Tawana for SAWS told News24. 

According to Storm Report who posted the video, "the tornado looks like it was a multi-vortex tornado".

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