1879 Bouctouche tornado
|Max rating1||F3 tornado|
|1Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale|
The 1879 Bouctouche Tornado was a tornado that struck the town of Bouctouche, New Brunswick on August 6, 1879.
It is estimated that the tornado was an F3 in strength, and is the easternmost major tornado in North America, though weaker tornadoes and waterspouts have been known to form in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.
The tornado killed 5 people, injured 10 others, and rendered 25 families homeless.
- Environment Canada's information page on Tornadoes (Alternate Link)
- Canadian Atlas of strong tornadoes
- List of strong tornadoes from 1879 to present
- Dan, Dan, The Weather Man's webpage of Canadian Weather Events
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