EF0 tornado near Metz, France – October 23, 2013

The active late tornado season in Europe continues with a tornado near Metz, France yesterday afternoon (October 23). Reports of highly localised severe wind damage (rating EF0) including damaged roofs have appeared in media. A photo of a funnel cloud has also been posted.

Metz was in the SLGT risk area of Day 1 Outlook for 23/10/2013 for various types of severe weather, including tornadoes.


Possible Metz funnel cloud. Source: The Republican Lorrain / Keraunos.org.

Keraunos.org is investigating this event.