A local news channel reported, total of ten adults and three minors had lost their lives. Also 88 people were seriously injured, 229 with cuts and bruises and a baby was reported missing.The tornado hit Ciudad Acuna, a Mexico border city in the state of Coahuila between 05.30 and 06.10 on Monday morning.

The president also said the Emergency Management Office is working with Coahuila's government to help the affected families.Staff from Coahuila's state Civil Protection unit and soldiers from the Mexican Army are helping the affected population and assessing the damage.

Tornadoes are formed by a collision between two air masses, one warm and wet from the seas and the other cold and dry from the poles. This causes a reaction in the form of convection which leads to powerful spinning storms.

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