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In pictures: Tornado aftermath

Photo: Adrian Pearman/Caters

Extensive damage was caused to several homes in Birmingham when the tornado struck on Thursday afternoon

Photo sent in by Sasha Roberts

A grey cloud descended over the Moseley and Kings Heath area of the city

Picture sent in by Alex Moore

The sudden storm was captured on camera from an office window

Picture sent in by Johnathan Hill

Vehicles became submerged following the sudden downpour

Tree blocking a drive

A fallen tree blocked a driveway in Moseley

Plastic sheeting added to the roof of a house

Residents inspected roof damage at Queenswood Road in Moseley

Picture sent in by Steven Lawrence

Another tree almost completely smothered a car

Sparkbrook, Birmingham

Cars in Sparkbrook were smashed by falling debris

Birchwood Road Sparkbrook the day after the tornado

The aftermath of the tornado could be seen in Birchwood Road, Sparkbrook

Council workers help with the huge clean operation

The clean up continued on Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook on Friday morning

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