Tornado overturns caravans

A tornado caused chaos at a campsite west of Stockholm on Wednesday afternoon.

Caravans were turned on their roofs at the Hjälmaresund campsite, between Katrineholm and Kungsör. Trailer park worker Sofia Lundgren said that one of the caravans was carried 15 metres by the wind and blown into a tree.

“Luckily the owners of the caravan weren’t home at the time, which I’m sure they’re glad about,” she told Dagens Nyheter.

Apart from the overturned caravans, damage was caused to trees and tents at the campsite.

“It felt like a film – it felt like ‘Twister’,” Lundgren said.