A rare tornado whipped through the seaside city of Revere today, causing dozens of trees to be uprooted and damaging to homes and businesses. Mayor Dan Rizzo said it appeared that the storm had come up through the city’s central business district and surrounding neighborhoods, with homes both east and west of Broadway sustaining damage. No serious injuries were reported.
Here are some videos of the tornado and aftermath.
The video below appears to show the tornado whipping past a storefront in Revere early Monday:
Below, residents in Revere describe what they saw as the tornado tore through the city:
Video from Ambrose Street in Revere shows the intensity of the wind from the storm:
More scenes of the aftermath of the storm in Revere:
Scenes as the storm hit Revere, from Tin Treasures Childcare in the city:
Torrential rain fell and roads flooded as severe thunderstorms rolled through the Boston area this morning:
Alewife Brook Parkway was flooded early Monday: