Event Title

Lake Scugog

Presenter Information

NTP Archives

Location

London, Ontario

Start Date

5-7-1850 12:00 AM

Document Type

Report (PDF/Word)

F-Scale Rating

F3

Classification

Confirmed

Description

Known as the “Lake Scugog Tornado” - a long-tracking large and violent tornado. Up to approximately 1 mile wide in some areas. Somewhat sinusoidal path through eastern York County and most of Durham Region (known as Ontario County at the time) where the towns of Manchester near Port Perry, and Enniskillen and nearby Hayden were suffered much damage, injury and death.

The storm was said to have continued on to the SE to as far away as Albany, New York, a distance of 500km.

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Jul 5th, 12:00 AM

Lake Scugog

London, Ontario

Known as the “Lake Scugog Tornado” - a long-tracking large and violent tornado. Up to approximately 1 mile wide in some areas. Somewhat sinusoidal path through eastern York County and most of Durham Region (known as Ontario County at the time) where the towns of Manchester near Port Perry, and Enniskillen and nearby Hayden were suffered much damage, injury and death.

The storm was said to have continued on to the SE to as far away as Albany, New York, a distance of 500km.

 

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