Environment officials have now confirmed that it was actually a total of six tornadoes and two downbursts that wreaked havoc in both eastern Ontario and southern Quebec.
"At around 3:30 p.m. ET, a tornado touched down about 30 kilometres from Mont-Laurier, Que., near the Baskatong reservoir. 90 minutes later, another touched down near the Val-des-Bois, Que, area, about 90 kilometres north of Ottawa." According to the CBC news report, a third tornado touched down roughly 25 kilometres north of Otter Lake All three twisters were likely EF-1 tornadoes, Environment Canada said, meaning they had wind speeds between 135 and 175 km/h." Read more about the event via CBC NEWS: