Tornado seen 50 km north of Calgary on Sunday (VIDEO)

Jul 15 2019, 3:59 pm

A tornado came within 50 km of Calgary on Sunday, hitting near Crossfield alongside gust of up to 130 km/h.

The twister was captured on video and posted to The Weather Network, and viewers can see the swirling mass of air loom ominously above as cars drive nearby.

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According to The Weather Network’s post, this is the ninth tornado to hit Alberta so far this year, with the province usually seeing between 15 to 16 tornadoes annually — the only province that boasts a higher annual average is Saskatchewan at 18.

Take a look below for photos and videos of the natural phenomenon:

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