Confirmed tornado touched down near Rheinfeld on Monday

Environment and Climate Change Canada has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Southwest when a band of severe thunderstorms passed through the region.

The tornado is reported to have touched down at a property approximately five kilometres northeast of Rheinfeld at around 5:40 p.m. on June 20.

Environment and Climate Change Canada has rated the tornado as an EF-0 tornado, meaning the winds ranged between 105 and 137 kilometres per hour during its brief touchdown.

ECCC meteorologists are seeking pictures of the tornado and/or damage it may have caused. Should you have any information regarding this event, or to report severe weather at any time, call 1-800-239-0484, send an email to, or tweet to #skstorm.