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Strong winds and band of thunderstorms damage the Holland Marsh

May 19, 2017  By CTV News

May 19, 2017, Holland Marsh, Ont. – Environment Canada says a downburst destroyed a barn and caused all sorts of damage in the Holland Marsh and York Region.

Wind gusts stronger than 85 km/h accompanied a band of thunderstorms that moved east across central Ontario on Thursday evening.

The hardest hit areas were in the Holland Marsh, where winds obliterated a barn, tossing debris across a large field. Winds also forced a tractor trailer to flip on Highway 400 north at Canal Road. READ MORE

Video: Drone footage of the Holland Marsh following the May 18 storm system

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