A powerful tornado killed at least four people in Uruguay and injured 200 late Friday, a news report said.
Another 12 people were missing from the town of Dolores, 240 kilometres north-west of Montevideo, newspaper El Pais reported.
Several houses in the town of 25,000 people had collapsed in gusts reaching 250 kilometres per hour according to a weather reporter on broadcaster Subrayado.
President Tabare Vazquez declared a state of emergency in the region.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 01:22