A tornado touched down in a New York City neighborhood on Saturday as severe storms swept over the East Coast. Surprised New Yorkers quickly posted videos and photos of the tornado and subsequent damage (see below) on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and other social networks.
The tornado hit the Breezy Point area in Queens, N.Y., shortly after the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning Saturday morning. No serious injuries have been reported, the AP reports, adding that tornadoes used to be rare in New York but residents have experienced an uptick of them in recent years.
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