A tornado caused major damage in the holiday resort of Zierikzee on the North Sea on Monday afternoon.

A tornado has killed one person in the south-west of the Netherlands. At least ten people were injured, said the emergency services in Zierikzee on Monday.

Tornado leaves trail of destruction in its wake

Nothing has been announced about her condition for the time being. Meteorologists spoke of a weak tornado. According to the authorities, he left a trail of devastation in the holiday resort on the North Sea, which is also popular with German tourists.

Around 1 p.m. the storm raged over the city in the province of Zeeland. The devastation can be seen in videos and photos on social networks. Roof tiles were torn from houses and a church, trees were uprooted, trampolines twirled in the air. According to the authorities, up to 20 residential buildings should be uninhabitable. Auxiliary services were deployed.