(210515) -- WUHAN, May 15, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken with a mobile phone on May 15, 2021 shows the rubble of collapsed buildings after a tornado in Caidian District of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Six people have been confirmed dead, and 218 others injured after a tornado on Friday night walloped Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, government sources said. The tornado, packing winds of 23.9 meters per second, ripped through the Caidian District at 8:39 p.m. Friday, toppling some construction site sheds and snapping a large number of trees. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

6 missing, 41 injured after tornado hits Wuhan

Six people were missing, and 41 others were being treated in hospitals after a tornado on Friday night walloped Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province, government sources said.

The tornado, packing winds of 23.9 meters per second, ripped through the Caidian District at 8:39 p.m., toppling some construction site sheds and snapping a large number of trees, according to the district government.

Officials said the injured were being treated in hospitals but none was in the life-threatening condition.