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Last Updated: Friday, 15 September 2006, 09:00 GMT 10:00 UK
In pictures: Tornado hits Leeds

Picture of an uprooted tree, sent in by Michael Young

Readers from Leeds and Harrogate have sent in their photos showing the destruction after a tornado struck the region.

Starbeck High Street, Harrogate

The torrential storm damaged buildings, uprooted trees and caused flash flooding across the region.


"This picture was taken outside the place where I work in Leeds near the White Rose centre," Nathan Gardner writes.

Uprooted tree

Harvey Eaton took this picture on his way home from work in Alwoodley, North Leeds. "It looked like a bombsite, I've never seen trees uprooted like that around here," he wrote.

Two men stranded in flood

Latif Nadim sent in this picture of two men stranded on their cigarette break. A clean-up operation in the area is now under way.

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