ONE PERSON has died, and at least 10 have been injured as a tornado swept through a city in The Netherlands, the local safety board has confirmed.
The storm ripped through the roofs of the Dutch province town, and tore down trees in the area of Zierikzee.
Fire crews and ambulances were immediately called to the areas of Calandweg and Havenplein, as the local safety board declared an emergency.
Witnesses reported that the tornado sent roof tiles off their houses, and garden furniture flying across the street.
The scary moment was captured by locals in the the town.
They shared videos of the dark skies as the tornado ripped through the area.
Others zoomed into the debris flying around the air, as the tornado rotated and a large white funnel appeared above.
Emergency services in the area have urged people to stay at home, and not to try and help as they deal with the aftermath.
They also warned that loose branches and roof tiles still pose a danger to the public.
The Netherlands experiences around several tornadoes a year but the last fatal one to hit the country was in 1992, Dutch public broadcaster NOS has said.
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