A rare tornado swept across Minden on May 22, 2016 at 7:30pm local time.
The extreme thunderstorm went down on the Minden-Lübbecke with heavy rain, high winds and hail.
The district Minden-Meissen was hit by a tornado on May 22, 2016.
The strong thunderstorm particularly hit the towns of Minden, Porta Westfalica, Bad Oeynhausen and Peter Hagen hard.
Five houses had to be evacuated because of the danger of collapse.
Of these, a total of 33 persons were affected no one was injured.