WILKES-BARRE, PA (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
The storm struck a shopping plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township, Luzerne County Wednesday night. The area was under a tornado warning at the time.
Township police wrote on their Facebook page that there were reports of “multiple collapsed buildings.”
Photos posted on social media show shattered storefronts and major damage to numerous businesses including a Panera Bread restaurant.
It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries.
The National Weather Service says it will be in Wilkes-Barre today to survey the damage.