Freak tornado strikes Suffolk farm

A FREAK tornado has ripped through a Suffolk farmyard and flattened a timber barn.

A FREAK tornado has ripped through a Suffolk farmyard and flattened a timber barn.

A farmer, from Brundish, near Framlingham, described how he heard a low rumbling before the tornado torn through his yard leaving a trail of destruction.

A 30ft timber barn was ripped from its foundations and left in a heap. A number of the massive timber beams were flung metres from the scene.

Weather experts predict the tornado winds, which struck yesterday at 3pm, would have reached 80 to 100 mph.

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