Tornado watch for Cornwall area

Update 7:23 p.m. Monday: The tornado watch has ended.

CORNWALL – Environment Canada has issued a tornado watch for Cornwall and SD&G.

The bulletin was issued around 11 a.m. as thunderstorms move through the area this afternoon (Monday).

“The main threats with these thunderstorms will be strong wind gusts (up to 90 kilometers an hour) and a tornado threat,” the agency said.

Torrential downpours could also be expected.