Direct consequence of the bad weather, while MÃ © tÃ © o-France extended its orange vigilance to thunderstorms at 4 p.m. to 51 departments, the bell tower of the church of Saint-Nicolas-de -Bourgueil, in Indre-et-Loire, was torn off by a tornado this Saturday afternoon.
Part of the roof of the religious building was also washed away by the gusts.
According to La Nouvelle RÃ © public, the meteorological phenomenon also affected the town hall, which also saw its roof fly off.
Fortunately, no victim is to be mourned, the regional daily indicates, but vehicles have also been damaged by falling pieces of the church.
Vines in this area, particularly renowned for its viticulture, also suffered the consequences of the tornado.