Six Tornadoes hit eastern Oklahoma, at least 4 injured 2009-04-10 16:03:29   Print

    HOUSTON, April 9 (Xinhua) -- At least six tornadoes were reported Thursday night in the U.S. State of Oklahoma, injuring at least four people.

    The first tornado was reported at about 6:20 p.m. local time four miles (6.4 km) east of Vinita in Craig County, damaging roofs and snapping at least two power lines near a transformer, according to weather service.

    Ten minutes later, the second tornado touched down eight miles (12.8 km) southeast of Wilburton in Latimer County, local media said, adding that power lines were damaged.

    At about 6:35 p.m., the third tornado was spotted in Ottawa County, and the fourth tornado came to Pushmataha County at about 6:45 p.m., damaging trees and fences.

    At about 6:50 p.m., the fifth tornado was reported in Latimer County. It spent about five minutes on the ground.

    The sixth tornado, which touched down in Le Flore County at about 7:35 p.m., injuring four people, including a woman with broken bones, in the Big Cedar community.

Editor: Fang Yang
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