Tornado kills 8 on China's Hainan island

A tornado has swept through Hainan island in southern China, killing eight people and injuring two others

State broadcaster CCTV said dormitories for workers collapsed at two construction sites, killing eight people. One person was seriously injured and another slightly hurt. Both were sent to a hospital.

Xinhua photos show utility poles and trees that were blown down and heavily damaged homes.

A tornado in northeastern Liaoning province killed six and injured 190 people last month. A 2016 tornado and accompanying hailstorm killed 98 people in eastern China.