List of tornadoes and tornado outbreaks in Asia

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These are some notable tornadoes, tornado outbreaks, and tornado outbreak sequences that have occurred in Asia, including the Arabian Peninsula.

Event Date Area Tornadoes EF/F Raiting Deaths Casualties Notes Sources
Calcutta, India tornado 8 April 1838 Calcutta, India - 215 [citation needed]
Miyazaki, Japan tornado 26 September 1881 Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan ≥1 16 Deadliest Japanese tornado; destroyed Miyazaki Elementary School [1]
Yodobashi Town, Japan tornado 23 September 1903 Yodobashi Town, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan ≥1 10 14 Struck an elementary school in Toyotoma County [1]
Toyohashi City, Japan tornado 28 November 1941 Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan ≥1 12 177 347 houses completely destroyed or heavily damaged [1]
Serangoon, Singapore tornado 2 November 1950 Singapore 7 [2]
Tomiye City, Japan tornado 10 November 1957 Tomiye City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan ≥1 6 8 [1]
Azuma village, Japan tornado 2 July 1962 Aruma village, Chiba Prefecture, Japan ≥1 2 [citation needed]
Hamamatsu, Japan tornado 26 August 1962 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture. Japan ≥1 None 168 houses severely damaged [citation needed]
Assam, India tornado 19 April 1963 Assam, India - 139 [3]
Magura-Narail Districts, Bangladesh tornado 11 April 1964 Khulna Division, Bangladesh - >500 [4]
Tokyo, Japan tornado 24 May 1964 Southwestern Tokyo, Japan - 480 houses damaged [citation needed]
Ooami-Shirasato town, Japan tornado 28 October 1967 Ooami-Shirasato town, Chiba Prefecture, Japan ≥1 2 [citation needed]
Macabebe — Masantol, Philippines tornado 13 June 1968 Philippines - 12 [citation needed]
Bangladesh tornadoes of April 1969 14 April 1969 Bangladesh ≥2 923 [4]
Sashima town, Japan tornado 23 August 1969 Sashima town, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan ≥1 2 107 [citation needed]
Dhaka District, Bangladesh tornado 17 April 1973 Dhaka Division, Bangladesh - 681 [4]
Madaripur-Shibchar, Bangladesh tornado 1 April 1977 Dhaka Division, Bangladesh - 500 [4]
Japan tornado 28 February 1978 Japan ≥1 None Longest path length Japanese tornado at 41.2 km (25.6 mi) [citation needed]
New Delhi, India tornado of March 1978 17 March 1978 National Capital Region, India - 28 700 [citation needed]
Odisha, India tornado 10 April 1978 Odisha, India - 150 [3]
Hachirohgata village, Japan tornado 11 January 1987 Hachirohgata village, Akita Prefecture, Japan ≥1 None Longest duration Japanese tornado at 41 minutes [citation needed]
Daulatpur–Saturia tornado 26 April 1989 Barisal Division, Bangladesh F5 - >1300 1.5 mile wide, deadliest tornado in world history [4]
Myanmar / Burma tornado 15 May 1990 Myanmar / Burma 1 28 Passenger train derailed [citation needed]
Southern Philippines tornado 14 June 1990 Southern Philippines - 30 [citation needed]
Mobara, Japan tornado 11 December 1990 Mobara, Chiba Prefecture, Japan 78 Violent tornado damaged 1000 homes, 82 completely destroyed [citation needed]
West Bengal, India tornado 9 April 1993 West Bengal, India - 145 [3]"/>
Southern Philippines tornado 2 July 1994 Southern Philippines - 2-13 [citation needed]
San Fernando, Philippines tornado 16 October 1994 Philippines 3 [citation needed]
Southern Philippines tornado 29 November 1994 Southern Philippines - 14 [citation needed]
Guizhou Province, China tornado 19 April 1995 Guizhou Province, China - 37 [citation needed]
Jamalpur-Tangail Districts, Bangladesh tornado 13 May 1996 Dhaka Division, Bangladesh - 700 [4]
Central Vietnam tornado 23 September 1997 Central Vietnam - 4 [citation needed]
West Bengal–Odisha, India tornado 24 March 1998 West Bengal and Odisha, India 160 2000 [3]
Toyohashi City, Japan tornadoes 24 September 1999 Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan 4 F3 [citation needed]
Tiền Giang, Vietnam tornadoes 23 August 2000 Tiền Giang, Vietnam 2 1 77 [5]
Savar and Gazipur Districts, Bangladesh tornado 19 September 2000 Dhaka Division, Bangladesh 2 2 5 [6]
Bhalwal, Pakistan tornado 28 March 2001 Bhalwal, Pakistan - 3 [citation needed]
Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan tornado 18 September 2006 Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture (Kyūshū), Japan - 3 100 2nd deadliest tornado in recent Japanese history [citation needed]
2006 Saroma tornado 7 November 2006 Saroma, Hokkaidō, Japan 9 26 Deadliest tornado in recent Japanese history [citation needed]
Trieu Son district, Vietnam tornado 13 June 2007 Thanh Hóa Province, Vietnam 2 Nearly 500 houses damaged [7]
South China tornado 8 June 2008 Guangdong province, China [8][9]
Los Bańos, Laguna tornado 14 August 2008 Los Bańos, Laguna, Philippines - 20 [10]
South India tornado 31 March 2009 Odisha, India 20 150 300 homes, 11 villages destroyed. [11]
UP Diliman, Quezon City tornado 4 June 2009 Quezon City, Philippines 1 None None 12 shanties demolished [12]
Sariaya, Quezon tornado 14 June 2009 Sariaya, Quezon Province, Philippines 1 1 7 houses and a school were damaged. [12]
Perez, Quezon tornado 23 June 2009 Perez, Quezon Province, Philippines 1 4 [12]
Can-avid, Eastern Samar tornado 23 June 2009 Can-avid, Eastern Samar, Philippines 1 26 houses were damaged. [13]
Oton, Iloilo tornado 10 August 2009 Oton, Iloilo, Philippines 1 20 26 houses were damaged. [12]
Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture tornado 6 May 2012 Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan 1 1 52 Japan's worst tornado since November 2006; 890 houses were damaged. [14]
Sanba (Karen) 18 September 2012 Japan Several [15]
Bebinca (Fabian) 20 June 2013 MIMAROPA, Philippines. 2 N/A None None One tornado damaged the Palawan State University, while the other damaged 2 houses. [16]
Rumbia (Gorio) 29 June 2013 Quezon, Philippines 1 N/A None None 41 houses were damaged and a motor boat was completely destroyed. [17]
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India tornado 26 August 2013 Ranchi-Jharkhand, India - Ranchi/Jharkhands biggest tornado to date. [18]
Saitama Prefecture, Japan tornado 2 September 2013 Saitama Prefecture, Japan 1 F2 63 [19][20]
Tropical Storm Toraji 4 September 2013 Japan 3 F1 [20][21]
Typhoon Man-yi 15-16 September 2013 Japan 10 F1 0 10 Over 900 homes damaged from the ten F0 and F1 tornadoes. [21][22]

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