At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures
At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Nature’s wrath: China’s six most destructive tornadoes

The mainland is no stranger to natural disasters, especially earthquakes, typhoons and floods. Tornadoes, though less common, still cause great loss of life and property

At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures
At least powerful tornados struck at the same time across Hailun county in Heilongjiang province on July 31, 1987. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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