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Photo: Manitoba tornado on June 23 taken by viewer John Raymond

June 26, 2007
While it is tornado season in Canada, weather experts say the sudden rash of twisters touching down in the West is highly unusual.
A funnel cloud was spotted Monday over Richmond, B.C., while another tornado east of Calgary destroyed a barn and downed a power line that electrocuted a horse in a barbed-wire pen on the property.
On the weekend, residents in Manitoba were terrorized by a series of twisters that ripped through the province in less than 24 hours.
"The fact that you've got almost a year's worth of tornadoes in less than 24 hours is unusual in that extent," Environment Canada's David Phillips told CTV.ca Tuesday.
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