Tornado flips cars and damages homes in coastal Florida city

A powerful tornado overturned cars, damaged homes and snapped tree branches in Florida as an intense storm system brought rain and strong winds to the US state over the weekend.

The tornado hit late on Saturday afternoon with winds of 100mph near Palm Beach Gardens Medical Centre, in Palm Beach, and headed northeast towards the coast, according to the National Weather Service.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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