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South Dakota, USA – A tornado tore through a small town in southeastern South Dakota on Wednesday night, destroying businesses and homes and injuring at least one person. The twister hit Wessington Springs just before 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

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Minnesota, USA – Heavy rains cause flooding in Mankato, Minnesota. The nearly seven inches of rain also triggered a mudslide. No injuries were reported.

Ontario, Canada – A tornado moved through Ontario, Canada, Wednesday. The storm ripped the tops off four homes and seriously damaged at least 20 other homes.

Nebraska, USA – Slow-moving tornadoes loomed over the plains of northeastern Nebraska overnight, touching down just 40 miles from where nearly simultaneous twisters levelled the town of Pilger a day earlier, knocking down power lines and trees and killing a 5 year old girl.

Wisconsin, USA – A tornado smashed the Verona elementary school; and rendered 19 homes uninhabitable.

Michigan, USA – A wave of severe thunderstorms passed through northern lower Michigan, knocking down trees, blocking some roads and spawning a tornado.

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