Tornado Strikes in Saitama – 8 Injured

Dozens of buildings were damaged and at least eight people were injured after what appeared to be several tornadoes touched down in parts of Saitama and Chiba prefectures on Monday afternoon, authorities said.

According to the Saitama prefectural police, at least eight people were hurt.

The tornadoes were reported in Koshigaya, Kasukabe and Saitama city in Saitama Prefecture, and in Noda, Chiba Prefecture, and other places.