A rare winter tornado swept across Pennsylvania

A rare February tornado with gusts of wind up to 168 km / h on the past Thursday swept through the city of Uniontown in the US state of Pennsylvania.

As a result of the violence of the elements, houses, businesses and cars were damaged, numerous trees were felled, hundreds of buildings were left without electricity. At least five people were blocked in their homes and cars, they needed help from rescuers. One person received minor injuries.

Tornadoes in this area in February, observed for the first time since 1950.