Tornado Leaves Homes in Ruins in Andover, Kansas

Three people were injured and one thousand structures were damaged in a tornado that struck Andover, Kansas, on April 29.

A video taken by Sam Hays on April 30 shows the path of destruction the tornado left behind, including several damaged homes. He told Storyful: “I saw multiple homes badly damaged and a few completely destroyed. I’ve never seen the type of damage to trees and homes that I did from that.”

The National Weather Service rated it as a EF3 tornado. The Wichita Eagle reported that 6,500 people were without electricity on April 30. Credit: Sam Hays via Storyful

Video transcript

- Wow, I have never seen something like this from this close. That house is completely gone, wow.

Wow, this is unbelievable.

Wow.

Wow, I have never seen something like this from this close. That house is completely gone, wow.

Wow, this is unbelievable.

Wow.

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