Mihintale hit by mini-tornado
MIHINTALE: A mini-tornado in Mihintale following heavy rain on
Tuesday night, completely destroyed a telecommunication signal tower
Mihintale police OIC IP Mahanama said the mini-tornado hit the
Mihintale area on Tuesday at around 8.30 p.m., completely damaging the
telecommunications signal tower along the Anuradhapura road.
“The mini-tornado was experienced after the heavy rain which lasted
for one and a half hours in Mihintale,” he added.
“No one was injured while damage to property were reported,” IP
Mahanama told the Daily News.