Freak weather and ‘mini tornadoes’ hit Mansfield, Warsop and Shirebrook - YOUR pictures

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A clean up operation has begun after strong winds and heavy rain wreaked havoc across Mansfield and Ashfield at the weekend.

Several properties and vehicles were damaged in Shirebrook, with the Bracken Ridge estate bearing the brunt of what some residents described as a ‘mini-tornado’ striking the neighbourhood.

One householder told Chad that it was a like a ‘war zone’ as he drove onto the estate shortly after the freak storm on Saturday afternoon.


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